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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura inhacensis J.B. Balinsky, 1957 
AphiaID: 212358

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 editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym, alternate representation)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Amphiura) dejectoides H.L. Clark, 1939
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura Forbes, 1843
Sources  original description Balinsky, J.B. (1957). The Ophiuroidea of Inhaca Island. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 1-33. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Disc covered by very fine scales. Radial shields three times as long as broad, distally contiguous. Oral shields slightly broader than long, rounded-rhomboidal. Adoral plates don't meet in anyway. Aboral arm plates broader than long, oval to fan-shaped, distal side convex and in contact with the next plate. Oral arm plates about as broad as long, rounded-pentagonal, distal side concave. One tentacle scale. Five (sometimes six on the proximal segments) pointed arm spines, the lowest one slightly the longest, length more than an arm segment. Habitat: coral reef (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Inhaca I, Delagoa Bay. Holotype in South African Museum, Cape Town. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212358
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-06-24 08:38:00Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphiura inhacensis J.B. Balinsky, 1957. 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=212358 on 2014-08-22
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