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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix notabilis H.L. Clark, 1938 
AphiaID: 212393

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 editorOphiomastix (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix notabilis (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix variabilis Koehler, 1905
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  original description Clark, H. L. (1938). Echinoderms from Australia, an account of collections made in 1929 and 1932. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 55: 1-597 (28 plates)., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25703#page/11/mode/1up [details]

source of synonymy Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Devaney, D. M. (1978). A review of the genus Ophiomastix (Ophiuroidea: Ophiocomidae), Part II of a series of studies on Ophiocomid Brittlestars. Micronesica. 14(2): 273-359. (look up in IMIS[details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCZ OPH-5247 [details]
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo MCZbase - Harvard University (MCZ OPH-5247) 
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 black with narrow white bands across the arms. Oral arm plates brownish (Balinsky, 1957).
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Saipan (Clark, 1954); Australia (Balinsky (1957) and Rowe & Gates (1995)). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvatd University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 5247. Type locality: Cape Leveque, Western Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
A synonym of O. bispinosa H.L. Clark, 1917 in Clark & Rowe (1971). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212393
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-09-04 09:28:53Z  created  Garcia, Maria
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2015). Ophiomastix notabilis. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2015) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212393 on 2015-07-04
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