WoRMS taxon details

Ophiomastix koehleri Devaney, 1977

212395  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212395)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Colour in life: disc spineless, uniformly dark purple with white edges, dorsal arm plates off-white with large irregular...  
Description 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]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiomastix koehleri Devaney, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212395 on 2018-04-21
Date
action
by
1997-11-12 21:36:03Z
created
2000-07-24 07:28:46Z
changed
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]