WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis lymani Ljungman, 1872

125118

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125118

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Ljungman, A.V. 1872. Förteckning öfver uti Vestindien af Dr A. Goës samt under korvetten Josefinas expedition i Atlantiska Oceanen samlade Ophiurider. Öfversigt af Kungliga Vetenskapsakademiens Förhandlingar 1871, 28(5), 615-658. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour (in alcohol): disc greyish-brown, the...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour (in alcohol): disc greyish-brown, the arms distinctly banded with rusty brown; the arm spines somewhat spotted. Similar spots are sometimes found on the upper arm plates (Balinsky, 1957).
According to Clark & Rowe (1971), O. lymani has only been recorded from the Atlantic (West Indies, West Africa and St; Helena), so the record from Inhaca Island (Mozambique) in Balinsky (1957) needs verification. [details]
Stöhr, S.; Hansson, H. (2017). Ophiactis lymani Ljungman, 1872. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125118 on 2017-11-17

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description Ljungman, A.V. 1872. Förteckning öfver uti Vestindien af Dr A. Goës samt under korvetten Josefinas expedition i Atlantiska Oceanen samlade Ophiurider. Öfversigt af Kungliga Vetenskapsakademiens Förhandlingar 1871, 28(5), 615-658. [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour (in alcohol): disc greyish-brown, the arms distinctly banded with rusty brown; the arm spines somewhat spotted. Similar spots are sometimes found on the upper arm plates (Balinsky, 1957).
According to Clark & Rowe (1971), O. lymani has only been recorded from the Atlantic (West Indies, West Africa and St; Helena), so the record from Inhaca Island (Mozambique) in Balinsky (1957) needs verification. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In family 'Amphiuridae' in Kalk (1958).
According to Rowe & Gates, 1995 O. lymani may prove to be conspecific with O. macrolepidota Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887. [details]