WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861)

213198

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213198

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861) Lyman, T. (1861). Descriptions of new Ophiuridae. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 8, 75-86. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  MCZ OPH-2399  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-2399 [view taxon]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 14 cm, disc...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 14 cm, disc diameter to 1 cm. Disc surface with or without scattered stumps, but lthe arge radial shields always bare. Aboral arm plates broader than long, distal side convex or straigth, laterodistal angles bent backwards, broadest at about the middle of the plate. Distal edge of oral arm plates straight. Arm spines as long as or slightly longer than bredth of the segment. Colour variable, from evenly dark bluish to banded orange and cream. Arms variegated or uniformly blue with darker bands of 3-4 segments. Habitat: in rock crevices and among coral.
Also distributed in Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth intertidal-80 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1998); East coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean.
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213198 on 2017-11-18

Date
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1997-11-12 01:36:06Z
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2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
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Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861) Lyman, T. (1861). Descriptions of new Ophiuridae. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 8, 75-86. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix triloba 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 editorOphiothrix schmidti Djakonov, 1930) Djakonov, A. M. (1930). Echiniden, Ophiuriden und Asteriden gesammelt von Prof. P.J. Schmidt bei den Riu-Kiu Inseln im Jahre 1926-1927. Zoologische Jahrbücher. 59, 233-252, pls 12, 13. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Placophiothrix) westwardi Devaney, 1974) Devaney, D. M. (1974). Shallow-water asterozoans of Southeastern Polynesia II. Ophiuroidea. Micronesica. 10(1): 105-204. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix bedoti de Loriol, 1893) Loriol, P. de. (1893). Echinodermes de la Baie d'Amboine. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 1, 359-426, pls 13-15., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/38483#page/375/mode/1up [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 Humphreys, W.F. (1981). The echinoderms of Kenya's marine parks and adjacent regions. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Africa (Tervuren, Belgium) Zoologische Documentatie 19. 39 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Balinsky, J.B. (1957). The Ophiuroidea of Inhaca Island. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 1-33. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bell, F. J. 1909. Report on the echinoderma (other than holothurians) collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner in the western parts of the Indian Ocean. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 2nd Series: Zoology 13, 17-22., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55291#page/35/mode/1up [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] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861)) Clark, A. M. (1980). Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94(3): 533-558. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861)) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiotrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861)) Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix schmidti Djakonov, 1930) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix bedoti de Loriol, 1893) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix triloba von Martens, 1870) Clark, A. M. (1980). Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94(3): 533-558. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix triloba von Martens, 1870) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix triloba von Martens, 1870) Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861) Clark, A. M. (1980). Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94(3): 533-558. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix propinqua Lyman, 1861) Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Placophiothrix) westwardi Devaney, 1974) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix schmidti (Djakonov, 1930)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrichoides propinqua (Lyman, 1861)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Keystonea) propinqua Lyman, 1861) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-2399 [view taxon]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-2455 [view taxon]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 14 cm, disc diameter to 1 cm. Disc surface with or without scattered stumps, but lthe arge radial shields always bare. Aboral arm plates broader than long, distal side convex or straigth, laterodistal angles bent backwards, broadest at about the middle of the plate. Distal edge of oral arm plates straight. Arm spines as long as or slightly longer than bredth of the segment. Colour variable, from evenly dark bluish to banded orange and cream. Arms variegated or uniformly blue with darker bands of 3-4 segments. Habitat: in rock crevices and among coral.
Also distributed in Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth intertidal-80 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1998); East coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean.
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) No. 2399. Type locality: Kiribati (as Kingsmill Ils) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]