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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861) 
AphiaID: 216236

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 editorOphiotrichidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiotrichoides (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiotrichoides Ludwig, 1882
Sources  source of synonymy Clark, A.M. (1980). Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94(3): 533-558. (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. (1968). Notes on some tropical Indo-Pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bull. Br. Mus (nat. Hist) 16(7): 276-322. [details]

source of synonymy Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]

Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: disc colour greenish, yellowish or brownish, variegated with white. Disc scales bare in young specimens. In older specimens the scales bear small granules, but are obscured by skin . Aboral arm plates very broad, rounded, trilobed in older specimens. Arms more or less distinctly banded. Habitat: coral reefs (Balinsky, 1957).
Tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216236
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2000-09-04 09:28:53Z  created  Garcia, Maria
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2009-06-30 07:37:34Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861). 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=216236 on 2014-09-19
  
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