WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothela beauforti (Engel, 1949)

213398

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213398

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym acc. to A.M. Clark (1974))
Species
marine
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioteresis beauforti Engel, 1949) Engel, H. 1949. Ophioteresis beauforti nov. sp. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde, 28, 140-143, 1 pl. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Inhaca Island  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Inhaca Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Inhaca (Balinsky, 1957).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Inhaca (Balinsky, 1957). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: Great variability in disc colour,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: Great variability in disc colour, dark purplish-blue, often marbled with irregular white blotches and a central large white spot, or disc white with blue spots, or disc with reddish lines in the centre. Disc scales naked or covered by some scattered blunt spines or large smooth granules in between the large radial shields. Alternatively, the disc may bear several thorny granules (which can extend to the aboral side of the arms), in addition to the spines mentioned above. Oral and adoral plates are covered by a thick skin. Habitat: coral reef, Cymodocea beds (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Inhaca (Balinsky, 1957).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Inhaca (Balinsky, 1957). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2011). Ophiothela beauforti (Engel, 1949). 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=213398 on 2017-11-20

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
changed
2011-07-06 07:33:22Z
changed

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioteresis beauforti Engel, 1949) Engel, H. 1949. Ophioteresis beauforti nov. sp. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde, 28, 140-143, 1 pl. [details]   

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. (1974). Notes on some echinoderms from southern Africa. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology). 26(6): 423-487, 3 pls, 16 figs, 1 map, 3 tables., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19502#page/513/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioteresis beauforti Engel, 1949) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: Great variability in disc colour, dark purplish-blue, often marbled with irregular white blotches and a central large white spot, or disc white with blue spots, or disc with reddish lines in the centre. Disc scales naked or covered by some scattered blunt spines or large smooth granules in between the large radial shields. Alternatively, the disc may bear several thorny granules (which can extend to the aboral side of the arms), in addition to the spines mentioned above. Oral and adoral plates are covered by a thick skin. Habitat: coral reef, Cymodocea beds (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Inhaca (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsynonymy Junior synonym [details]