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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarthrum lymani de Loriol, 1893 
AphiaID: 212390

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 editorOphiarthrum (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarthrum Peters, 1851
Sources  original description Loriol, P. de. 1893. Catalogue raisonné des Echinodermes recueillis par M.V. de Robillard à l'Ile Maurice. III. Ophiurides et Astrophytides. Mem. Soc. Phys. Hist. nat. Gèneve, 32(3), 1-63, pls 23-25. [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]

Link 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 Description: as O. elegans, with black disc and spines uniform in colour (Richmond, 1998). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Only known from the holotype from Mauritius; possibly a synonym of O. elegans var. unicolor from the Great Barrier Reef (Cherbonnier & Guille, 1978). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212390
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-01 13:22:26Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-24 07:28:46Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiarthrum lymani de Loriol, 1893. 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=212390 on 2014-08-27
  
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