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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma doederleini de Loriol, 1899 
AphiaID: 212387

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 alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma (Breviturma) doederleini de Loriol, 1899
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma L. Agassiz, 1835
Sources  original description Loriol, P. de. 1899. Notes pour servir a l'histoire des Echinodermes. VII. Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Historie Naturelle de Genève, 33(1), 1-34. [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc grey with hexagonal paler areas, or uniformly grey-brown above with five single white dorsal arm plates spaced along arm, genital slits and oral shields witih pale grey borders (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, discontinuous (east and western Indian Ocean and west central Pacific Ocean), littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [
details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype in Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève (Switzeland). Type locality: Mauritius (as 'Ile Maurice')(Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212387
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-11-12 21:36:03Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2013-12-13 15:30:44Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiocoma doederleini de Loriol, 1899. 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=212387 on 2014-04-17
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