WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa clavata (Lyman, 1861)

213440 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213440)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophyton clavatum 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-2900  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-2900 [view taxon]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: as for A. nuda, but with thorny...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: as for A. nuda, but with thorny granules of varying size over the body and arms (Richmond 1997).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); northern Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indian Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Astroboa clavata (Lyman, 1861). 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=213440 on 2017-11-22

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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 editorAstrophyton clavatum Lyman, 1861) Lyman, T. (1861). Descriptions of new Ophiuridae. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 8, 75-86. [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 Cherbonnier, G.; Guille, A. (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. Faune de Madagascar, 48. Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): Paris. ISBN 2-222-02341-6. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophyton clavatum Lyman, 1861) Cherbonnier, G.; Guille, A. (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. Faune de Madagascar, 48. Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): Paris. ISBN 2-222-02341-6. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-2900 [view taxon]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: as for A. nuda, but with thorny granules of varying size over the body and arms (Richmond 1997).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); northern Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indian Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Genus spelled Astroba in Vine (1986).
Holotype in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (USA) No. 475. Type locality: Zanzibar (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]