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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix caryophyllata Lütken, 1869 
AphiaID: 212391

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 editorOphiomastix (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  original description Lütken, C.F. 1869. Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskaps Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning, 8, 20-109. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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 
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 in life: the spiny disc white with large dark purple spots outlined with white, both basal and ventral arm plates with a distal V-shaped white band superimposed on dark purple, oral shields outlined white with a central labyrinthine purple design (Sloan et al., 1979).
Also distributed in East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is.(Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype in Zoologisches Museum für Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany) E.2085. Type locality: Fiji (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
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Ophiomastix caryophyllata
Ophiomastix caryophyllata
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212391
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-03 13:19:51Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiomastix caryophyllata Lütken, 1869. 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=212391 on 2014-09-19
  
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