WoRMS taxon details

Ophiochaeta hirsuta Lütken, 1869

213455  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213455)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lütken, C. F. (1869). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning. 8, 20-109. [details]   
Description Colour in life: uniform grey-brown with pale brown banding on the arms, ventrally off-white overall (Sloan et al., 1979....  
Description Colour in life: uniform grey-brown with pale brown banding on the arms, ventrally off-white overall (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: arm length to 18 mm, disc diameter to 4.5 mm. Small, delicate species with both dorsal and ventral surfaces of the disc covered with spines, which may be replaced or interspersed with flat-topped granules. Colour grey to brown with arms banded. Habitat: among coral branches or under coral.
General distribution: tropical, west-central Pacific, Indo-Malayan Region, western Indian Ocean, depth range 0-26 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiochaeta hirsuta Lütken, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213455 on 2018-09-19
Date
action
by
1997-04-03 13:19:51Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

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original description  (ofOphiochaeta crinita Cherbonnier & Guille, 1978) 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] 

original description  (ofOphiochaeta boschmai A.H. Clark, 1964) Clark, A. H. (1964). Description of two new species of Ophiuroidea collected during the Snellius expedition. Zool. Meded. Leiden. 39: 385-390, 2 figs. [details]   

original description Lütken, C. F. (1869). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning. 8, 20-109. [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 Sloan, N.A., A.M. Clark & J.D. Taylor (1979). The Echinoderms of Aldabra and their habitats. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Zool.) 37 (2): 81- 128. [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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: uniform grey-brown with pale brown banding on the arms, ventrally off-white overall (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: arm length to 18 mm, disc diameter to 4.5 mm. Small, delicate species with both dorsal and ventral surfaces of the disc covered with spines, which may be replaced or interspersed with flat-topped granules. Colour grey to brown with arms banded. Habitat: among coral branches or under coral.
General distribution: tropical, west-central Pacific, Indo-Malayan Region, western Indian Ocean, depth range 0-26 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Type data: status undetermined ?Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen (Denmark). Type locality: Fiji Ils, see Clark (1915) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]