WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix hirsuta (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

213192

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213192

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix 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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Red Sea  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Red Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: similar to M. longipeda...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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. (2007). Macrophiothrix hirsuta (Müller & Troschel, 1842). 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/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213192 on 2017-11-18

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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix 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. Abhandl. d. Senckenb. naturf. Ges., Bonn, Vol. 21(1): 537 - 563. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix 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 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]