WoRMS taxon details

Ophionereis australis (H.L. Clark, 1923)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOphiochiton 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 
Note SE of Tugela River Mouth, South Africa, 86 m....  
From other sources
Type 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]
Distribution Also distributed in Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf. General...  
Distribution 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.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophionereis australis (H.L. Clark, 1923). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213416 on 2018-05-22
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  (ofOphiochiton 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  (ofOphiochiton 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 
 

Paratype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-4357 [view taxon]
From other sources
Distribution 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]

Type 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]