WoRMS taxon details

Macrophiothrix hirsuta (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

213192  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213192)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOphiothrix hirsuta Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Red Sea  
type locality contained in Red Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Description: similar to M. longipeda (Richmond, 1998).
Arms moderately long, about nine times the disc diameter. Disc...  
Description Description: similar to M. longipeda (Richmond, 1998).
Arms moderately long, about nine times the disc diameter. Disc colour dark purplish or greyish or orange (the later ones in specimens found under dead coral ). Arms with a light line along the aboral midline of the arms, that is usually present on the tip of the arms only. Habitat: sometimes bear a commensal Polychaet or Gastropod (Balinsky, 1957).
gion, marked laterodistal angles, broadest distally. Oral arm plates octogonal, distal edge straight. Up to ten thorny arm spines, lowest one comb-like.
Habitat: lower eulittoral, sublittoral, under coral boulders or in [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Macrophiothrix hirsuta (Müller & Troschel, 1842). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213192 on 2018-06-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-15 07:50:38Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

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original description  (ofOphiothrix hirsuta Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Bonn. 21(1): 537-563., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/85045#page/583/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiothrix hirsuta Müller & Troschel, 1842) Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Description: similar to M. longipeda (Richmond, 1998).
Arms moderately long, about nine times the disc diameter. Disc colour dark purplish or greyish or orange (the later ones in specimens found under dead coral ). Arms with a light line along the aboral midline of the arms, that is usually present on the tip of the arms only. Habitat: sometimes bear a commensal Polychaet or Gastropod (Balinsky, 1957).
gion, marked laterodistal angles, broadest distally. Oral arm plates octogonal, distal edge straight. Up to ten thorny arm spines, lowest one comb-like.
Habitat: lower eulittoral, sublittoral, under coral boulders or in [details]