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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix bispinosa H.L. Clark, 1917 
AphiaID: 212398

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 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. 1917. Reports on the Scientific Results of the Albatross Expedition to the Tropical Pacific, 1899-1900 (Part 18). Reports on the Scientific results of the Albatross Expedition to the Eastern Tropical Pacific, 1904-1905 (Part 30). Ophiuroidea. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard, 61(12), 428-453. [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
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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 USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Gilbert Islands (Clark, 1954); Maldive area, north Australia, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling O. bispinosus in Richmond (1997).
Holotype in U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., (USA) E694. Type locality: Makema, Paumotu Ils, southwest Pacific Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsynonymy Synonymy already suggested in Clark & Rowe (1971). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212398
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiomastix bispinosa H.L. Clark, 1917. 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=212398 on 2014-04-20
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