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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma erinaceus Müller & Troschel, 1842

212371

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212371

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: all black, some with white...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: all black, some with white trim to ventral arm plates, most with bright orange podia (Humphreys, 1981). Very common. Description: arm length to 12 cm, disc diameter to 20 mm. Distinctive uniformly black body with long, thick spines on arms, shorter towards the tips. Orange tube-feet. Disc scales covered by rounded granules, extending into a V-shaped interradial area on the ventral side of the disc. Aboral arm plates broader than long, narrower on one side. Arm spines alternating three and four for greater part of the arm length.
Habitat: sand and rubble in shallow areas and shallow sublittoral among coral; coral reef, beacon reef (Balinsky, 1957).
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Tuamotus, Saipan (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippie, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii and SE Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-27 m. (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophiocoma erinaceus Müller & Troschel, 1842. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212371 on 2017-11-20

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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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2000-11-23 12:44:38Z
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original description Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma similanensis Bussarawit & Rowe, 1985) Bussarawit, S.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1985). A new species in the Ophiocomid genus Ophiocoma (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) from the west coast of Thailand, Andaman Sea. Phuket mar. Biol. Center Res. Bull. 35, 1-6. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma tartarea Lyman, 1861) Lyman, T. (1861). Descriptions of new Ophiuridae. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 8, 75-86. [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [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 

additional source Stöhr, S. (2011). New records and new species of Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) from Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. Zootaxa. 3089: 1-50., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/zt03089p050.pdf [details]   

status source Benavides-Serrato, M.; O'Hara, T. D. (2008). A new species in the Ophiocoma erinaceus complex from the South-west Pacific Ocean (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiocomidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria. 65, 51-56. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma similanensis Bussarawit & Rowe, 1985) Price A.R.G. & F.W.E. Rowe. (1996). Indian Ocean echinoderms collected during the Sindbad Voyage (1980-81): 3. Ophiuroidea and Echinoidea. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Lond. (Zool.). 62(2): 71.82. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma similanensis Bussarawit & Rowe, 1985) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype ZMB Ech 921, locality Red Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype ZMB Ech 922, locality Red Sea [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: all black, some with white trim to ventral arm plates, most with bright orange podia (Humphreys, 1981). Very common. Description: arm length to 12 cm, disc diameter to 20 mm. Distinctive uniformly black body with long, thick spines on arms, shorter towards the tips. Orange tube-feet. Disc scales covered by rounded granules, extending into a V-shaped interradial area on the ventral side of the disc. Aboral arm plates broader than long, narrower on one side. Arm spines alternating three and four for greater part of the arm length.
Habitat: sand and rubble in shallow areas and shallow sublittoral among coral; coral reef, beacon reef (Balinsky, 1957).
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Tuamotus, Saipan (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippie, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii and SE Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-27 m. (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Treated as a synonym of O. scolopendrina (Lamarck) in Ludwig (1899) and by von Martens (1870) and by Marktanner-Turneretscher (1867) treated as a synonym of O. schoenleinii. Also recorded from 'Coin Peros' by Bell (1909) - locality can't be traced.
Type locality: 'Red Sea and Indian Ocean'. Syntypes (probable) Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorクロクモヒトデ  [details]
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