WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)

212323 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212323)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Ilha Querimba  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Ilha Querimba [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Querimba, Northern Mozambique.
Type specie of...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Querimba, Northern Mozambique.
Type specie of the genus Ophiopeza Peters, 1851 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: mostly agrees with Sloan et...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: mostly agrees with Sloan et al. 1979 but some lateral interradial areas red-brown and bands of this colour on the arms may extend over three segments (Humphreys, 1981). Description: arm length to 5 cm, disc diameter to 1.5 cm. Disc grey, with some marginal plates lacking granules; arms banded with red. In Tortonese (1980): disc with granules; 8-10 oral papillae each side; 11 arm spines, less than half the segment length; two tentacle scales, the outer one smaller.
Habitat: shallow rubble areas.
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Philippines (Tortonese, 1980); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Ceylon, East Indies and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Querimba, Northern Mozambique.
Type specie of...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Querimba, Northern Mozambique.
Type specie of the genus Ophiopeza Peters, 1851 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2010). Ophiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851). 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=212323 on 2017-11-21

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked
2010-09-20 12:26:09Z
changed

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basis of record 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]   

additional source Clark H.L. (1909). Notes on some Australian and Indo-Pacific echinoderms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52: 107-135., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25494#page/187/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy 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. [details]   

source of synonymy Liao, Yulin. (2004). Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. Fauna Sinica. 40, 1-305. pl. I-VI. Science Press: Beijing.
page(s): 341 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: mostly agrees with Sloan et al. 1979 but some lateral interradial areas red-brown and bands of this colour on the arms may extend over three segments (Humphreys, 1981). Description: arm length to 5 cm, disc diameter to 1.5 cm. Disc grey, with some marginal plates lacking granules; arms banded with red. In Tortonese (1980): disc with granules; 8-10 oral papillae each side; 11 arm spines, less than half the segment length; two tentacle scales, the outer one smaller.
Habitat: shallow rubble areas.
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Philippines (Tortonese, 1980); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Ceylon, East Indies and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Querimba, Northern Mozambique.
Type specie of the genus Ophiopeza Peters, 1851 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]