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Clark, A. M. (1980). Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94(3): 533-558.
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Clark, A. M.
1980
Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique
Rev. Zool. Afr.
94(3): 533-558
Publication
The collection comprises 27 species of ophiurids from Mahe and Praslin, Seychelles, and 16 species (some the same) from Inhaca, Delagoa Bay, Mozambique> Included are new records for Amphiura ambigua Koehler (found to be viviparous), ophiactis picteti (de Loriol), Ophiosphaera insignis Brock and Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman) from Mahe amd Ophiura kinbergi (Ljungman) from Inhaca. Comments are included on Ophiothrix (Keystonia) propinqua Lyman - transferred to the genus Macrophiothrix, some other anomalous specimens of Macrophiothrix, variations found in Ophiothela venusta (de Loriol) and O. tigris Lyman, a modification of certain podia in Ophiocoma pusilla (Brock) and the synonymy of paracrocnida sacensis (Balinsky) with P. oersica (Mortensen).
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Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura ambigua Koehler, 1905 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888) 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933  (doubtful)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiosphaera insignis Brock, 1888 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioplus (Lymanella) integer (Ljungman, 1867) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura candida Ljungman, 1867 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix aspidota (Müller & Troschel, 1842)  (doubtful)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix hirsuta cheneyi (Lyman, 1861) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis carnea Ljungman, 1867 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnemis marmorata (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothela venusta (de Loriol, 1900) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix foveolata Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacrocnida persica Mortensen, 1940 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura ambigua Koehler, 1905 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa clavata (Lyman, 1861) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis picteti (de Loriol, 1893) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachnella gorgonia (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachnella septemspinosa (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma brevipes Peters, 1851 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma doederleini de Loriol, 1899 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma erinaceus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma pica Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma scolopendrina (Lamarck, 1816) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma valenciae Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis porrecta Lyman, 1860 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933  (doubtful)
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioplocus imbricata (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiosphaera insignis Brock, 1888 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothela tigris Lyman, 1871 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothela venusta (de Loriol, 1900) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix exigua Lyman, 1874  (doubtful)
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix trilineata Lütken, 1869 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiosphaera insignis Brock, 1888 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Colour brownish-grey. Arms relatively longer, about 40 mm. Oral and aboral disc scales naked, peripherally with ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Disc scales naked except for the radial shields and a few scales around them. Radial shields five times as long as ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Ecology

Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, depth range 0-34 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Also ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Holotype

Holotype in South African Museum, Cape Town (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

A.M. Clark (1970) place the species in the subgenus: (Fellaria). Holotype in South African Museum, Cape Town. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

In Subgenus (Amphiura) Forbes, 1843. Syntypes in ?Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam (Netherlands) (2 ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor synonymy

Original combination [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor synonymy

Original combination of Paracrocnida sacensis [details]