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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893) 
AphiaID: 212320

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodermatina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodermatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza Peters, 1851
Sources  source of synonymy Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. (1968). Notes on some tropical Indo-Pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bull. Br. Mus (nat. Hist) 16(7): 276-322. [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in East Indies and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Mauritius. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsynonymy Not clear what AM Clark thinks the status of the species is: in her 1984 paper, and in the introductory table to the Seychelles part of the 1980 paper, she lists O. dubiosa as a valid species; in the text of the 1980 paper, and in the synonymy of O. spinosa, she implies O. dubiosa is a synonym of O. spinosa. Cherbonnier & Guille treat O. dubiosa as a junior synonym of O. spinosa. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212320
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-03 13:19:51Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2009-06-29 08:18:57Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212320 on 2014-04-24
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