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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 212381

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 editorOphiocomidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocominae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma (Breviturma) dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma L. Agassiz, 1835
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma brevipes dentata (H.L. Clark, 1921)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma brevipes doederleini (H.L. Clark, 1921)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma brevipes var. insularia Lyman, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma brevipes var. variegata Smith, 1876
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma insularia Lyman, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma ternispina von Martens, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma variegata E. A. Smith, 1876
Sources  original description Müller, J.H.; Troschel, F.H. 1842. System der Asteriden. , 1-134. Vieweg: Braunschweig [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
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]
(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 (26 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications) 
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]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour: disc black or dark brown, aboral arm plates with a light border along the edges and sometimes a light central region. Description: disc scales with rounded granules, covering the radial shields. Aboral arm plates broader than long, lateral angles rounded. Five arm spines, flat, second from above longer than the breadth of the segment.
Also distributed in Maldive area, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971).; Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-35 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands in Sastry (1991). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany). Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212381
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2013-12-13 15:30:44Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiocoma dentata Müller & Troschel, 1842. 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=212381 on 2014-08-30
  
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