WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa australis Lütken, 1869

212437 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212437)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lütken, C. F. (1869). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning. 8, 20-109. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: ranging from uniform light...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: ranging from uniform light orange to uniform blood-red to disc blood-red with arms distally banded with yellow (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: Arm length to 10 cm. Dorsal surface of the disc smooth. Arms cylindrical with dorsal plates reduced, embedded in naked skin. Colour bright red with pale bands on arms. Habitat: lower eulittoral and shallow reefs.
Also recoreded 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); possibly circumaustralian although not recorded from Gulf of Carpentaria or north (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 183-1006 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from East Africa to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998); East coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, continental slope (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophiomyxa australis Lütken, 1869. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212437 on 2017-11-25

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

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original description Lütken, C. F. (1869). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning. 8, 20-109. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa robillardi de Loriol, 1893) Loriol, P. de. (1893). Catalogue raisonné des Echinodermes recueillis par M.V. de Robillard à l'Ile Maurice. III. Ophiurides et Astrophytides. Mem. Soc. Phys. Hist. nat. Gèneve. 32(3), 1-63, pls 23-25. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa brevispina v. Martens, 1870) Martens, E. v. (1870). Die Ophiuriden des indischen Oceans. Arch. für Naturgeschichte. 36: 244-262. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa irregularis Koehler, 1905) Koehler, R. (1905). Ophiures de l'expédition du Siboga. Part 2. Ophiures littorales. Siboga Expeditie. 45b, 1-140. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa brevipina von Martens, 1870) Martens, E. v. (1870). Die Ophiuriden des indischen Oceans. Arch. für Naturgeschichte. 36: 244-262. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa brevispina var. irregularis Koehler, 1898) Koehler, R. (1898). Echinoderms recueillis par l'Investigator dans l'Ocean Indien, II. Les Opiures littorales. Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique. 31, 55-126, pl. 2-5. [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (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]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodera brevispina (v. Martens, 1870)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa brevispina v. Martens, 1870) Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa irregularis Koehler, 1905) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa robillardi de Loriol, 1893) Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa brevispina var. irregularis Koehler, 1898) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa brevipina von Martens, 1870) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: ranging from uniform light orange to uniform blood-red to disc blood-red with arms distally banded with yellow (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: Arm length to 10 cm. Dorsal surface of the disc smooth. Arms cylindrical with dorsal plates reduced, embedded in naked skin. Colour bright red with pale bands on arms. Habitat: lower eulittoral and shallow reefs.
Also recoreded 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); possibly circumaustralian although not recorded from Gulf of Carpentaria or north (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 183-1006 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from East Africa to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998); East coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, continental slope (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Genus misspelled 'Lophiomyxa' in Vine (1986)??.
Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Bass Strait (as '... inter Australian et Tasmaniam') (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorキヌハダクモヒトデ  [details]