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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomella sexradia (Duncan, 1887) 
AphiaID: 213452

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocominae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomella A.H. Clark, 1939
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiacantha dividua Matsumoto, 1917
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphilimna sexradia (Duncan, 1887) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDougaloplus dividua (Matsumoto, 1917) (synonym acc. to A.M. Clark (1970))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDougaloplus sexradia (Duncan, 1887) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnida sexradia Duncan, 1887
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma parva H.L. Clark, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomella clippertoni A.H. Clark, 1939
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomella schultzi A.H. Clark, 1941
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix sexradiata A.H. Clark, 1952
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Coral Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLifou [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc dark green, arms dark green with light green banding, ventrally paler green overall (Sloan et al., 1979). Arm length to 15 mm, disc diameter to 4 mm. Disc granules longer than stout, pointed on radial shields and marginally. Six arms. Aboral arm plates as long as broad or slightly broader than long, distal edge convex, proximally acute. Oral arm plates longer than broad, distal edge convex, lateral angles concave. Four small arm spines, as long as the breadth of the segment. Single tentacle scale.
Habitat: sea grass beds and coral bases.
Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, south Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: WIO, Red sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); littoral waters to 15 m., tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype (probable) ?Indian Museum, Calcutta (India). Type locality: Mergui Archipelago, Burma (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Genus spelled 'Ophiocornella' in Richmond (1997). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Ophiocomella sexradia
Ophiocomella sexradia
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213452
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiocomella sexradia (Duncan, 1887). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213452 on 2014-07-28
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