WoRMS taxon details

Ophidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842

212303  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212303)

accepted
Species
Linckia pustulata von Martens, 1866 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1926))
Ophidiaster pustulatus (von Martens, 1866) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1926) and A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971))
Ophidiaster squameus Fisher, 1906 (Probable synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 29 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Colour in life: burgundy with irregular white flecking (Sloan et al., 1979 ).
Also distributed in Maldive area, East...  
Description Colour in life: burgundy with irregular white flecking (Sloan et al., 1979 ).
Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and south Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-276 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Ophidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212303 on 2018-06-23
Date
action
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-10-24 23:33:30Z
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original description Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 29 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofOphidiaster squameus Fisher, 1906) Fisher, W.K. (1906). The starfishes of the Hawaiian islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23: 987-1130., available online at http://fishbull.noaa.gov/23-3/fisher1.pdf
page(s): 1 079 [details]   

original description  (ofOphidiaster purpureus Perrier, 1869) Perrier, E. (1869). Recherche sur les pédicellaires et les ambulacres des astérides et des oursins. Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles Victor Masson et fils, Paris. 5-188, plates 1-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/49472#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 61 [details]   

original description  (ofLinckia hemprichi von Martens, 1866) Martens, E. von (1866). Ueber östasiatiche Echinodermen. I. Asteroiden (Fortsetzung). 3. Seesterne des indischen Archipels. II. Ophiuren. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 32:: 57-88; 133-189., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31351#page/65/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofLinckia pustulata von Martens, 1866) Martens, E. von (1866). Ueber östasiatiche Echinodermen. I. Asteroiden (Fortsetzung). 3. Seesterne des indischen Archipels. II. Ophiuren. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 32:: 57-88; 133-189., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31351#page/65/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofOphidiaster pustulatus von Martens, 1866) Martens, E. von (1866). Ueber östasiatiche Echinodermen. I. Asteroiden (Fortsetzung). 3. Seesterne des indischen Archipels. II. Ophiuren. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 32:: 57-88; 133-189., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31351#page/65/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Bonn. 21(1): 537-563., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/85045#page/583/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Döderlein, L. (1926). Ueber Asteriden aus dem Museum von Stockholm. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, Tredje Serien. Band 2, No. 6. 22 pp, 4 pls. [details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofOphidiaster squameus Fisher, 1906) Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphidiaster squameus Fisher, 1906) Döderlein, L. (1926). Ueber Asteriden aus dem Museum von Stockholm. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, Tredje Serien. Band 2, No. 6. 22 pp, 4 pls. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphidiaster pustulatus (von Martens, 1866)) Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphidiaster pustulatus (von Martens, 1866)) Döderlein, L. (1926). Ueber Asteriden aus dem Museum von Stockholm. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, Tredje Serien. Band 2, No. 6. 22 pp, 4 pls. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphidiaster purpureus Perrier, 1869) Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphidiaster purpureus Perrier, 1869) Döderlein, L. (1926). Ueber Asteriden aus dem Museum von Stockholm. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, Tredje Serien. Band 2, No. 6. 22 pp, 4 pls. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Paratype [from synonym] USNM E9640 [view taxon]
From other sources
Description Colour in life: burgundy with irregular white flecking (Sloan et al., 1979 ).
Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and south Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-276 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Thought to be a synonym of Dactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) by H.L. Clark (1921) but a valid species according to Döderlein (1926).
Syntypes in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany). Type locality: Red Sea (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]