WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis australis (H.L. Clark, 1923)

213416  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213416)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochiton australis H.L. Clark, 1923) Clark, H. L. (1923). Echinoderms from Lower California, with descriptions of new species: supplementary report. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 48(6): 147-163. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote SE of Tugela River Mouth, South Africa, 86 m....  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality SE of Tugela River Mouth, South Africa, 86 m. Holotype in South Australian Museum, Adelaide (Australia) A.6430; paratype in South Australian Museum, Adelaide (Australia) (probable) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family 'Ophiochitonidae' in Kalk (1958). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Australia (Kalk (1958) and...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf. General distribution: temperate, discontinuous (South Africa), depth range 44-100 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Description: Colour brownish with ringed radial shields. Aboral arm plates fan-shaped, distal edge convex and rounded. Oral shields rhomboidal. Adoral plates not contiguously in contact (Balinsky, 1957). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophionereis australis (H.L. Clark, 1923). 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=213416 on 2017-12-15

Date
action
by
2000-04-17 19:03:52Z
created
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochiton australis H.L. Clark, 1923) Clark, H. L. (1923). Echinoderms from Lower California, with descriptions of new species: supplementary report. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 48(6): 147-163. [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 Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochiton australis H.L. Clark, 1923) Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-4357 [view taxon]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf. General distribution: temperate, discontinuous (South Africa), depth range 44-100 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Description: Colour brownish with ringed radial shields. Aboral arm plates fan-shaped, distal edge convex and rounded. Oral shields rhomboidal. Adoral plates not contiguously in contact (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality SE of Tugela River Mouth, South Africa, 86 m. Holotype in South Australian Museum, Adelaide (Australia) A.6430; paratype in South Australian Museum, Adelaide (Australia) (probable) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family 'Ophiochitonidae' in Kalk (1958). [details]