WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioconus cincta

213460

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213460

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (misspelling)
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Arm length to 20 mm, disc diameter to 6 mm....  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Arm length to 20 mm, disc diameter to 6 mm. Similar to Ophiochaeta hirsuta, but genus instantly recognisable by fan-shaped teeth with glassy, serrated edge. Colour cream with dusky grey markings and banded arms. Habitat: among algae, sponges, coral etc.
General distribution: tropical, west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-72 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in East Indies, north Australia, Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2017). Ophioconus cincta. 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=213460 on 2017-11-18

Date
action
by
1999-06-29 17:33:34Z
created
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-03-02 12:57:41Z
changed
2016-11-14 08:04:36Z
changed
2017-02-10 13:01:36Z
changed

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basis of record Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Ophioconis in Loisette & Marshall (1983).
Holotype in Zoologisches Museum, Göttingen (Germany). Type locality: Amboina, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ophioconis is actually not a spelling variation, but the correct spelling. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Arm length to 20 mm, disc diameter to 6 mm. Similar to Ophiochaeta hirsuta, but genus instantly recognisable by fan-shaped teeth with glassy, serrated edge. Colour cream with dusky grey markings and banded arms. Habitat: among algae, sponges, coral etc.
General distribution: tropical, west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-72 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in East Indies, north Australia, Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]