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Balinsky, J.B. (1957). The Ophiuroidea of Inhaca Island. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 1-33.
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Description of 40 Ophiuroids species from Inhaca Island, with a key to the families found on Inhaca and ecological notes.
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Amphiura (Amphiura) angularis Lyman, 1879 (additional source)
Amphiura (Amphiura) inhacensis J.B. Balinsky, 1957 accepted as Amphiura (Amphiura) dejectoides H.L. Clark, 1939 (original description)
Amphiura (Fellaria) africana (J.B. Balinsky, 1957) (original description)
Amphiura africana J.B. Balinsky, 1957 represented as Amphiura (Fellaria) africana (J.B. Balinsky, 1957) (original description)
Amphiura inhacensis J.B. Balinsky, 1957 accepted as Amphiura (Amphiura) dejectoides H.L. Clark, 1939 (original description)
Amphiura kalki Balinsky, 1957 accepted as Amphiura (Amphiura) candida Ljungman, 1867 (original description)
Amphylicus androphorus Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Ophiodaphne scripta (Koehler, 1904) (basis of record)
Macrophiothrix mossambica J.B Balinsky, 1957 accepted as Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (original description)
Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (additional source)
Ophiactis delagoa J.B. Balinsky, 1957 (original description)
Ophiocomella sexradia (Duncan, 1887) (additional source)
Ophiomastix variabilis Koehler, 1905 (additional source)
Ophionephthys africana Balinsky, 1957 accepted as Amphiura (Fellaria) africana (J.B. Balinsky, 1957) (original description)
Ophiophragmus sacensis Balinsky, 1957 accepted as Paracrocnida persica Mortensen, 1940 (original description)
Ophiothrix echinotecta Balinsky, 1957 represented as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) echinotecta Balinsky, 1957 (original description)
Ophiothrix foveolata Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 represented as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) foveolata Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 (additional source)
Ophiothrix proteus Koehler, 1905 represented as Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) proteus Koehler, 1905 (additional source)
Ophiothrix trilineata Lütken, 1869 represented as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) trilineata Lütken, 1869 (additional source)
Mauritius for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Mozambique for Amphioplus (Lymanella) integer (Ljungman, 1867) 
Mozambique for Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) 
Mozambique for Amphiura (Amphiura) angularis Lyman, 1879 
Mozambique for Amphiura inhacensis J.B. Balinsky, 1957 
Mozambique for Amphiura kalki Balinsky, 1957 
Mozambique for Amphylicus androphorus Mortensen, 1933 
Mozambique for Astroboa nigra Döderlein, 1911 
Mozambique for Macrophiothrix aspidota (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Mozambique for Macrophiothrix hirsuta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Mozambique for Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mozambique for Macrophiothrix mossambica J.B Balinsky, 1957 
Mozambique for Macrophthalmus (Chaenostoma) boscii Audouin, 1826 
Mozambique for Ophiactis carnea Ljungman, 1867 
Mozambique for Ophiactis delagoa J.B. Balinsky, 1957 
Mozambique for Ophiactis hemiteles H.L. Clark, 1915  (doubtful)
Mozambique for Ophiactis lymani Ljungman, 1872 
Mozambique for Ophiactis modesta Brock, 1888 
Mozambique for Ophiactis parva Mortensen, 1926 
Mozambique for Ophiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Mozambique for Ophiocentrus dilatata (Koehler, 1905) 
Mozambique for Ophiocoma erinaceus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mozambique for Ophiocoma insularia Lyman, 1861  (inaccurate)
Mozambique for Ophiocoma parva H.L. Clark, 1915 
Mozambique for Ophiocoma pica Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mozambique for Ophiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888) 
Mozambique for Ophiocoma scolopendrina (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mozambique for Ophiocoma valenciae Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mozambique for Ophiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mozambique for Ophiomastix notabilis H.L. Clark, 1938 
Mozambique for Ophiomastix venosa Peters, 1851 
Mozambique for Ophionephthys africana Balinsky, 1957 
Mozambique for Ophionereis australis (H.L. Clark, 1923) 
Mozambique for Ophionereis porrecta Lyman, 1860 
Mozambique for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Mozambique for Ophiopezella decorata Mortensen, 1933 
Mozambique for Ophiophragmus sacensis Balinsky, 1957 
Mozambique for Ophiothela beauforti (Engel, 1949) 
Mozambique for Ophiothela dividua von Martens, 1879 
Mozambique for Ophiothrix echinotecta Balinsky, 1957 
Mozambique for Ophiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861) 
Mozambique for Placophiothrix foveolata (Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887) 
Mozambique for Placophiothrix proteus (Koehler, 1905) 
Mozambique for Placophiothrix trilineata (Lütken, 1869) 
Praia da Polana for Amphylicus androphorus Mortensen, 1933 
Seychelles for Ophiocoma valenciae Müller & Troschel, 1842 
 Description

Coloration: General colour from deep violet on one side through shades of red to orange on the other. Disc with ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: brown or red cross-bands across the arms (Balinsky, 1957). Also distributed in Australia (Kalk ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: disc black with narrow white bands across the arms. Oral arm plates brownish (Balinsky, ... [details]

 Description

Colour in life: one median and two lateral yellow longitudinal stripes along the aboral arm plates, separated by ... [details]

 Description

Description: colour brownish, with a light line along the aboral side of the arm. Habitat: Cymodocea beds ... [details]

 Description

Description: disc colour greenish, yellowish or brownish, variegated with white. Disc scales bare in young ... [details]

 Habitat

commensal of some Echinodiscus (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

 Holotype

Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 3758, paratypes Museum ... [details]

 Holotype

Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvatd University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 5247. Type locality: ... [details]

 synonymy

Implied in the synonymy of the genus Placophiothrix with Ophiothrix [details]

 synonymy

Implied in the synonymy of the genus Placophiothrix with Ophiothrix [details]

 synonymy

In Subgenus Ophiothrix [details]

 Type locality

Polana Beach, Inhaca (Mozambique) (Balinsky, 1957). [details]