WoRMS name details

Amphiura kalki Balinsky, 1957

212337  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212337)

 unaccepted (synonymized by A.M. Clark (1974))
Species
marine
Balinsky, J.B. (1957). The Ophiuroidea of Inhaca Island. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 1-33. (look up in IMIS[details]   
Description Disc covered by fine imbricated scales, one slightly larger plate in each interradius dorsally. Radial shields three times...  
Description Disc covered by fine imbricated scales, one slightly larger plate in each interradius dorsally. Radial shields three times as long as broad, length one-third of the disc radius. Oral shields as long as broad (usually longer and somewhat narrowed at distal end), proximal angle rounded or blunt. Adoral plate rounded triangular. Aboral arm plates fan-shaped, broader than long, basal angle slightly truncated, narrowly in contact with the next plate. Oral arm plates slightly longer than broad, hexagonal, distal side convex, proximal side truncated. Two tentacle scales, the outter one rounded, the inner one narrow. Eight arm spines basally, the six spines, the upppermost one the longest, length slightly longer than the arm segment. Habitat: sand, mud flats (Balinsky, 1957). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Amphiura kalki Balinsky, 1957. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212337 on 2018-05-27
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
changed
2011-07-06 07:33:22Z
changed

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original description Balinsky, J.B. (1957). The Ophiuroidea of Inhaca Island. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 1-33. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. (1974). Notes on some echinoderms from southern Africa. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology). 26(6): 423-487, 3 pls, 16 figs, 1 map, 3 tables., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19502#page/513/mode/1up [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Disc covered by fine imbricated scales, one slightly larger plate in each interradius dorsally. Radial shields three times as long as broad, length one-third of the disc radius. Oral shields as long as broad (usually longer and somewhat narrowed at distal end), proximal angle rounded or blunt. Adoral plate rounded triangular. Aboral arm plates fan-shaped, broader than long, basal angle slightly truncated, narrowly in contact with the next plate. Oral arm plates slightly longer than broad, hexagonal, distal side convex, proximal side truncated. Two tentacle scales, the outter one rounded, the inner one narrow. Eight arm spines basally, the six spines, the upppermost one the longest, length slightly longer than the arm segment. Habitat: sand, mud flats (Balinsky, 1957). [details]