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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis hemiteles H.L. Clark, 1915 
AphiaID: 212327

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 editorOphiactidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis Lütken, 1856
Sources  original description Clark, H.L. (1915). Catalogue of Recent ophiurans. Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. 25(4): 163-376, 20 pls.  [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar (doubtful[details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour: olive-greenish on a white background (Balinsky, 1957).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, discontinuous (south east Africa, Natal-Inhaca Is.), depth range 0-11 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in north Australia in Clark & Rowe (1971) and Rowe & Gates (1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Garvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 3739. Type locality: southewestern reef, Murray Is. (as Mer, Murray Ils.), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212327
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-01 13:22:26Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiactis hemiteles H.L. Clark, 1915. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212327 on 2014-09-20
  
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