WoRMS taxon details

Ophiomastix annulosa (Lamarck, 1816)

212396  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212396)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOphiura annulosa Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. de. (1816). Ordre Second. Radiaires Échinodermes. <em>Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres.</em> 2, 522-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/532/mode/1up [details]   
Taxonomic remark It seems that this species is offered in the aquarium trade under the name Ophiocoma nereidina. That name has no scientific...  
Taxonomic remark It seems that this species is offered in the aquarium trade under the name Ophiocoma nereidina. That name has no scientific value and its origin is so far unknown. [details]

Description Description: disc scales with scattered blunt spines. Concentric dark and light colouration on the oral shields. Upper arm...  
Description Description: disc scales with scattered blunt spines. Concentric dark and light colouration on the oral shields. Upper arm spine claviform. Aboral arm plates with light coloured edges.
Also distributed in Netherlands New Guinea (Clark, 1954); Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, probably littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Maldives and Minicoy (India) to South Pacific Islands in Sastry (1991). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiomastix annulosa (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212396 on 2018-12-19
Date
action
by
2000-07-31 07:43:16Z
created
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

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original description  (ofOphiura annulosa Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. de. (1816). Ordre Second. Radiaires Échinodermes. <em>Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres.</em> 2, 522-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/532/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Marsh, L.M. and J.I. Marshall. (1983). Some aspects of the zoogeography of northwestern Australian echinoderms (other than holothurians). Bulletin of Marine Sceince 33(3): 671-687., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1983/00000033/00000003/art00014#expand/collapse [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomic remark It seems that this species is offered in the aquarium trade under the name Ophiocoma nereidina. That name has no scientific value and its origin is so far unknown. [details]

From other sources
Description Description: disc scales with scattered blunt spines. Concentric dark and light colouration on the oral shields. Upper arm spine claviform. Aboral arm plates with light coloured edges.
Also distributed in Netherlands New Guinea (Clark, 1954); Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, probably littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Maldives and Minicoy (India) to South Pacific Islands in Sastry (1991). [details]

Remark Syntypes (probable) in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese オオフサクモヒトデ  [details]