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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 expedition to the tropical Pacific in charge of Alexander agassiz, on the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from August, 1899 to March, 1900, October, 1904 to March 1905.XVII. XXX. Ophiuroidea. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 61(12): 429-453. [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 2014-08-29
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