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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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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix H.L. Clark, 1938 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix galateae (Lütken, 1872) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix galatheae (Lütken, 1872) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix koehleri A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix lorioli A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix mossambica J.B Balinsky, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza Peters, 1851 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax arabica A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopezella decorata Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax fallax Peters, 1851 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopezella dubiosa de Loriol, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiostegastus compsus A.M. Clark, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodyscrita acosmeta H.L. Clark, 1938 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) vigelandi A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix aspidota Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix aspidota (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix cheneyi Lyman, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix hirsuta cheneyi (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix demessa Lyman, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix hirsuta Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix hirsuta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix mauritiensis de Loriol, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix picturatus de Loriol, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix triloba von Martens, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix vigelandi A.M. Clark, 1968 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Acanthophiothrix) vigelandi A.M. Clark, 1968 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinura Forbes, 1843 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinura fallax (Peters, 1851) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax fallax Peters, 1851 (source of synonymy)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Holotype

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Holotype

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Durban. [details]