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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura kalki Balinsky, 1957 
AphiaID: 212337

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 editorAmphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonymized by A.M. Clark (1974))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Amphiura) candida Ljungman, 1867
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura Forbes, 1843
Sources  original description Balinsky, J.B. (1957). The Ophiuroidea of Inhaca Island. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 1-33. (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. (1974). Notes on some echinoderms from southern Africa. Bulluetin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 26(6): 423-487, 3 pls, 16 figs, 1 map, 3 tables (look up in IMIS[details]

Environment marine
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 [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Disc covered by fine imbricated scales, one slightly larger plate in each interradius dorsally. Radial shields three times as long as broad, length one-third of the disc radius. Oral shields as long as broad (usually longer and somewhat narrowed at distal end), proximal angle rounded or blunt. Adoral plate rounded triangular. Aboral arm plates fan-shaped, broader than long, basal angle slightly truncated, narrowly in contact with the next plate. Oral arm plates slightly longer than broad, hexagonal, distal side convex, proximal side truncated. Two tentacle scales, the outter one rounded, the inner one narrow. Eight arm spines basally, the six spines, the upppermost one the longest, length slightly longer than the arm segment. Habitat: sand, mud flats (Balinsky, 1957). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212337
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2011-07-06 07:33:22Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphiura kalki Balinsky, 1957. 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=212337 on 2014-08-20
  
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