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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix exigua Lyman, 1874 
AphiaID: 212423

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) exigua Lyman, 1874
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840
Sources  original description Lyman, T. (1874). Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae: new and old, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., Vol. 3: 221-272, 7 pls (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles (doubtful[details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 publications) 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-72 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus (Ophiothrix) Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Type locality: Philippines. Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) No. 2330, paratypes Museum of comparative Zoology No. 2331-2332, Museum of Comparative Zoology No. 2579, Museum of Comparative Zoology No. 4096 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212423
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-09 14:35:38Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2007-07-19 10:51:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiothrix exigua Lyman, 1874. 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=212423 on 2014-09-16
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