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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix koehleri Devaney, 1977 
AphiaID: 212395

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix Müller & Troschel, 1842
Source  basis of record Humphreys, W.F. (1981). The echinoderms of Kenya's marine parks and adjacent regions. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Africa (Tervuren, Belgium) Zoologische Documentatie 19. 39 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [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 Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc spineless, uniformly dark purple with white edges, dorsal arm plates off-white with large irregular purple patches over most of some pairs of plates giving dark arm band two segments wide in every five, pale or purple mottled clavate dorsal arm spines, small arm spines with purple and white annulations, tentacle scales banded, oral shields with large dark purple blotches, podia red (Humphreys, 1981). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212395
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-11-12 21:36:03Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-24 07:28:46Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiomastix koehleri Devaney, 1977. 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=212395 on 2014-08-23
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