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Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl.
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Clark, A. M.
1968
Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea)
Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology
16(7): 277-322, 1pl.
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Macrophiothrix H.L. Clark, 1938 (basis of record)
Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (additional source)
Macrophiothrix galateae (Lütken, 1872) accepted as Macrophiothrix galatheae (Lütken, 1872) (basis of record)
Macrophiothrix koehleri A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Macrophiothrix lorioli A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Macrophiothrix mossambica J.B Balinsky, 1957 accepted as Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Ophiopeza Peters, 1851 (basis of record)
Ophiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893) accepted as Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) (source of synonymy)
Ophiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851) accepted as Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) (source of synonymy)
Ophiopeza fallax arabica A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Ophiopezella decorata Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Ophiopeza fallax fallax Peters, 1851 (source of synonymy)
Ophiopezella dubiosa de Loriol, 1893 accepted as Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) (source of synonymy)
Ophiostegastus compsus A.M. Clark, 1968 accepted as Ophiodyscrita acosmeta H.L. Clark, 1938 (original description)
Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) vigelandi A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Ophiothrix aspidota Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Macrophiothrix aspidota (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix cheneyi Lyman, 1861 accepted as Macrophiothrix hirsuta cheneyi (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix demessa Lyman, 1861 accepted as Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix hirsuta Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Macrophiothrix hirsuta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix mauritiensis de Loriol, 1893 accepted as Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix picturatus de Loriol, 1893 accepted as Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861 accepted as Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix triloba von Martens, 1870 accepted as Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Ophiothrix vigelandi A.M. Clark, 1968 represented as Ophiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) vigelandi A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Ophiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861) accepted as Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Pectinura Forbes, 1843 (additional source)
Pectinura fallax (Peters, 1851) accepted as Ophiopeza fallax fallax Peters, 1851 (source of synonymy)
 Description

Colour in life: disc light greyish-brown, arms with darker bands. Description: the largest specimens agree with ... [details]

 Description

Description: Arm length a little under to ten times the disc diameter. Radial shields and aboral and oral sides of ... [details]

 Description

Lyman (1874) says that Ophiopeza does not differ from Pectinura, except in having small supplementary mouth-shields. [details]

 Description

The only two positive records for this species are from the Nicobar and Tonga Islands (Clark, 1968). Also recorded ... [details]

 Distribution

General distribution: southern Red Sea and Arabia, east Africa to Mossel Bay (Tortonese, 1980). [details]

 Holotype

Holotype muséum d'Histoire naturelle, Genève (switzerland) No. 780/62. Type locality: Mauritius (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Holotype

Holotype: South African Museum, Cape Town (South Africa). Type locality: Ponta Torres coral reef, Inhaca Is. ... [details]

 Remark

In family Ophiuridae in Ludwig (1899). Type species: Ophiopeza fallax Peters, 1851 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Ophiura longipeda Lamarck, 1816 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: P. vestita Forbes by monotypy. H.L. Clark suggested placing Ophiopeza in synonymy with Pectinura; ... [details]

 Type locality

Durban. [details]