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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix nereidina (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 212424

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix nereidina (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix nereidina (Lamarck, 1816)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840
Source 
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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [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 Colour: Disc scales and radial shields blue with white border. Description: dorsal disc scales naked; ventral and marginally, disc with stumps. Aboral arm plates twice as broad as long, a transverse median blue line bordered by white lines. Oral arm plates with a median blue longitudinal line with lateral pale lines. Arm spines as long as the bredth of the segment, second or third from above the longest (Sastry, 1997).
Also distributed in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: from East Africa to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); East coast of Africa to South Pacific Islands (Sastry, 1991). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus (Keystonea) A.M. Clark, 1967 (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212424
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-06-23 07:41:53Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiothrix nereidina (Lamarck, 1816). 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=212424 on 2014-11-24
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