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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 213467

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 editorOphiolepidina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioelegans James, 1981
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis Müller & Troschel, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioelegans cincta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (transferred by Liao & Clark (1995))
Sources  original description Müller, J.H.; Troschel, F.H. 1842. System der Asteriden. , 1-134. Vieweg: Braunschweig [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta garretti Lyman, 1865
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [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 (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed at 'insularum Societatis et Fidji' in Ljungman (1866); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)), Fiji and Saipan in Clark (1954)).
General distribution: Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); from the Red Sea to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Colour in life: disc rather brownish, with irregular spots. White cross-bands marbled with greyish on the arms. Habitat: coral reef (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype (probable) in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany). Type locality: Red Sea (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family 'Ophiolepidea' in Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213467
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Date   action   by
1997-04-03 13:19:51Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-04-23 07:58:07Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842. 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=213467 on 2014-04-21
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