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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma schoenleinii Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 212372

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 editorOphiocomidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocominae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma L. Agassiz, 1835
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis nigrescens Hutton, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma schoenleini Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  original description Müller, J.H.; Troschel, F.H. 1842. System der Asteriden. , 1-134. Vieweg: Braunschweig [details]

status source Benavides-Serrato, M. & O'Hara, T.D. (2008). A new species in the Ophiocoma erinaceus complex from the South-west Pacific Ocean (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiocomidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 65: 51-56. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Gilbert Islands (Clark, 1954); Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling O. schoenleini in Bell (1884) and Clark & Rowe (1971). By von Martens (1870) and by Marktanner-Turneretscher (1867) also treated as a synonym of O. erinaceus in Ludwig (1899).
Holotype Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) 930. Type locality: India (as 'Indien')(Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Only tentative. All uniformly black ophiocomas seen by Clark and Rowe are referrable to O. erinaceus. Treated as a synonym of O. scolopendrina by Ludwig (1899) . [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212372
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-06-25 13:20:55Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiocoma schoenleinii Müller & Troschel, 1842. 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=212372 on 2014-10-01
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