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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocentrus dilatata (Koehler, 1905) 
AphiaID: 213447

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocentrus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocentrus Ljungman, 1867
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocentrotus dilatatus (Koehler, 1905) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocentrus dilatatus (Koehler, 1905)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnida dilatata Koehler, 1905
Sources  basis of record Cherbonnier, G. & A. Guille (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. Faune de Madagascar. No 48: iv +272pp. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 40 mm, disc diameter to 8 mm. Disc scales bearing granules. Disc variable in colour from mottled pale green and cream to violet and orange. Arms pale orange, banded with darker orange. Seven arm spines. Habitat: diverse reef substrates.
General distribution: tropical, Indo-Malayan Region, Philippines, Indian Ocean, depth range 5-15 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); W Indian Ocean and Red Sea (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling O. dilatatus in Clark & Rowe (1971) and McNae & Kalk (1958).
Holotype (probable) ?Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam (Netherlands). Type locality: Pulu Jedan, east coast of Aru Ils, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213447
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-21 07:28:19Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiocentrus dilatata (Koehler, 1905). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213447 on 2014-09-20
  
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