WoRMS name details

Amphiura tenuis (H.L. Clark, 1938)

212348  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212348)

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Species
marine
Description Description: disc almost naked with only 2-3 rows of narrow scales around the very long radial shields; one infradental and...  
Description Description: disc almost naked with only 2-3 rows of narrow scales around the very long radial shields; one infradental and one lateral distal papilla separated from the former by a wide gap on each side of the jaw; dorasal arm plates almost conical; up to six arm spines basally, reduced to three distally, the middle one with strong lateral denticles; no tentacle scales (Sastry, 1995). Habitat: burrows deep into the hard mud (Sastry, 1995).
Also distributed in W India and north of Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); India (West Bengal) (Sastry, 1995); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indian Ocean (Indo-Malayan Region), depth range 0-12 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Persian Gulf to Australia (Sastry, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Amphiura tenuis (H.L. Clark, 1938). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212348 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
2000-04-18 18:44:36Z
created
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-09-03 06:54:51Z
changed
2009-06-29 08:18:57Z
checked

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basis of record Cherbonnier, G.; Guille, A. (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. Faune de Madagascar, 48. Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): Paris. ISBN 2-222-02341-6. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Cherbonnier, G.; Guille, A. (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. Faune de Madagascar, 48. Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): Paris. ISBN 2-222-02341-6. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Description: disc almost naked with only 2-3 rows of narrow scales around the very long radial shields; one infradental and one lateral distal papilla separated from the former by a wide gap on each side of the jaw; dorasal arm plates almost conical; up to six arm spines basally, reduced to three distally, the middle one with strong lateral denticles; no tentacle scales (Sastry, 1995). Habitat: burrows deep into the hard mud (Sastry, 1995).
Also distributed in W India and north of Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); India (West Bengal) (Sastry, 1995); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indian Ocean (Indo-Malayan Region), depth range 0-12 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Persian Gulf to Australia (Sastry, 1995). [details]

Remark In subgenus (Ophiopeltis) Düben & Koren, 1845. Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) No. 4963, paraypes Museum of Comparative Zoology No. 4964-4965 (38 specimens), Natural History Museum, London (England), Australian Museum, Sydeny (Australia) No. J6231. Type locality: Broome, Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]