WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma pica Müller & Troschel, 1842

212384  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212384)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote unknown. Holotype (probable) Muséum National...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality unknown. Holotype (probable) Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (France) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ophiartrum pictum Müller and Troschel = Ophiocoma pica??(Lyman, 1874). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc with thin gold radiating...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc with thin gold radiating lines on a dark brown background, long dark brown arm spines, dumb-bell-shaped gold and cream bands on the dorsal arm plates which were otherwise dark brown, ventral arm plates with a similar pattern, oral shields dark brown with white lateral edges (Sloan et al., 1979). Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter to 10 mm. Disc granules uniform in size, covering the radial shields, extending into a V-shaped interradial area orally. Aboral arm plates distally broader and convex. Oral arm plates broad. Up to six arm spines, thick, flat, or round and pointed, upper ones longest. Arms with long spines and white banding. Habitat: among coral (Tortonese, 1980).
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Tuamotus (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, south Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii and SE Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophiocoma pica Müller & Troschel, 1842. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212384 on 2017-12-15

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

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original description Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma lineolata Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma sannio Lyman, 1861) Lyman, T. (1861). Descriptions of new Ophiuridae. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 8, 75-86. [details]   

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 Devaney, D.M. (1970). Studies on ophiocomid brittlestars. I. A new genus (Clarkcoma) of Ophiocominae with a re-evaluation of the genus Ophiocoma. Smithson. Contr. Zool. 51: 1-41. [details]   

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] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma sannio Lyman, 1861) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma lineolata Müller & Troschel, 1842) Devaney, D.M. (1970). Studies on ophiocomid brittlestars. I. A new genus (Clarkcoma) of Ophiocominae with a re-evaluation of the genus Ophiocoma. Smithson. Contr. Zool. 51: 1-41. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc with thin gold radiating lines on a dark brown background, long dark brown arm spines, dumb-bell-shaped gold and cream bands on the dorsal arm plates which were otherwise dark brown, ventral arm plates with a similar pattern, oral shields dark brown with white lateral edges (Sloan et al., 1979). Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter to 10 mm. Disc granules uniform in size, covering the radial shields, extending into a V-shaped interradial area orally. Aboral arm plates distally broader and convex. Oral arm plates broad. Up to six arm spines, thick, flat, or round and pointed, upper ones longest. Arms with long spines and white banding. Habitat: among coral (Tortonese, 1980).
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Tuamotus (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, south Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii and SE Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality unknown. Holotype (probable) Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (France) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ophiartrum pictum Müller and Troschel = Ophiocoma pica??(Lyman, 1874). [details]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorホウシャクモヒトデ  [details]