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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioconus cincta Brock, 1888 
AphiaID: 213460

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 editorOphiodermatina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodermatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioconus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (spelling mistake)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioconis cincta Brock, 1888
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioconus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioconis Lütken, 1869
Sources 
source of synonymy Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Notes 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213460
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1999-06-29 17:33:34Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-03-02 12:57:41Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophioconus cincta Brock, 1888. 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=213460 on 2014-07-30
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