WoRMS name details

Ophiothrix aristulata Lyman, 1879

212428  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212428)

alternate representation
Species
Macrophiothrix aristulata (Lyman, 1879) (proposed in an unpublished phd thesis)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lyman, T. (1879). Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae of the “Challenger” expedition. Part II. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 6(2), 17-83, 10 pl. [details]   
Distribution Also reported from Philippines, south-east Australia (A.M. Clark, 1974); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic,...  
Distribution Also reported from Philippines, south-east Australia (A.M. Clark, 1974); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, continental slope. General distribution: tropical, temperate, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 55-620 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiothrix aristulata Lyman, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212428 on 2018-02-23
Date
action
by
1999-06-07 19:50:04Z
created
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked
2007-07-19 10:51:37Z
checked

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original description Lyman, T. (1879). Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae of the “Challenger” expedition. Part II. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 6(2), 17-83, 10 pl. [details]   

basis of record Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Syntype MCZ OPH-2270 [details]
From other sources
Distribution Also reported from Philippines, south-east Australia (A.M. Clark, 1974); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, continental slope. General distribution: tropical, temperate, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 55-620 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark In Subgenus (Ophiothrix) Müller & Troschel, 1840. ?Holotype and paratype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1882.12.23.194; paratypes in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 2270 (2 specimens). Type locality: off southern Sourth Africa, 35°04'S 18°37'E (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Lyman, 1875 as authority in Clark (1977). [details]