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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
AphiaID: 212410

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 editorOphiotrichidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Ophiothrix) savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840
Sources  original description Müller, J.H.; Troschel, F.H. 1842. System der Asteriden. , 1-134. Vieweg: Braunschweig [details]

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]

source of synonymy Cherbonnier, G. & A. Guille (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. Faune de Madagascar. No 48: iv +272pp. [details]

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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 editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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 editorEast Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India and Pakistan (Clark & Rowe, 1971).
According to Clark & Rowe (1971), the records in H.L. Clark (1915) of O. stelligera from Mauritius and Zanzibar are more likely to have been based on material of O. savignyi. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212410
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiothrix savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842). 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=212410 on 2014-09-18
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