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 2018-09-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-10-24 23:33:30Z
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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]   

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 

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] 
 
 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]