WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocentrus dilatata (Koehler, 1905)

213447 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213447)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnida dilatata Koehler, 1905) Koehler, R. (1905). Ophiures de l'expédition du Siboga. Part 2. Ophiures littorales. Siboga Expeditie. 45b, 1-140. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 40 mm, disc...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 40 mm, disc diameter to 8 mm. Disc scales bearing granules. Disc variable in colour from mottled pale green and cream to violet and orange. Arms pale orange, banded with darker orange. Seven arm spines. Habitat: diverse reef substrates.
General distribution: tropical, Indo-Malayan Region, Philippines, Indian Ocean, depth range 5-15 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); W Indian Ocean and Red Sea (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophiocentrus dilatata (Koehler, 1905). 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=213447 on 2017-11-22

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-21 07:28:19Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnida dilatata Koehler, 1905) Koehler, R. (1905). Ophiures de l'expédition du Siboga. Part 2. Ophiures littorales. Siboga Expeditie. 45b, 1-140. [details]   

basis of record 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] 

additional source 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 editorOphiocentrotus dilatatus (Koehler, 1905)) 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 editorOphiocnida dilatata Koehler, 1905) 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 editorOphiocentrus dilatatus (Koehler, 1905)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 40 mm, disc diameter to 8 mm. Disc scales bearing granules. Disc variable in colour from mottled pale green and cream to violet and orange. Arms pale orange, banded with darker orange. Seven arm spines. Habitat: diverse reef substrates.
General distribution: tropical, Indo-Malayan Region, Philippines, Indian Ocean, depth range 5-15 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); W Indian Ocean and Red Sea (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling O. dilatatus in Clark & Rowe (1971) and McNae & Kalk (1958).
Holotype (probable) ?Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam (Netherlands). Type locality: Pulu Jedan, east coast of Aru Ils, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]