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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnemis marmorata (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 212431

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 editorOphiotrichidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnemis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnemis Müller & Troschel, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix clypeata Ljungman, 1866 (synonym acc. to H.L. Clark (1915))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura marmorata Lamarck, 1816
Sources  original description Lamarck, J.B. de. 1816. Ordre Second. Radiaires Échinodermes. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres, 2, 522-568. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [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 (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (44 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 Description: dorsal disc scales covered by small rounded granulation, ventral disc scales with skin-covering; large tentacle scales naked; dorsal arm plates as broad as long; cluster of infradental oral papillae, no lateral oral papillae; ventral arm plates with distal and proximal edges concave; five blunt arm spines, middle one longest (Sastry, 1995). Habitat: subtidal sandy areas (Sastry, 1995).
Also distributed in Sri Lanka and New Holland (Ljungman, 1866); Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, norht Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); India (West Bengal), Andaman and Tamil Nadu (Sastry, 1995); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: East coast of Africa to Australia (Sastry, 1995); tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-39 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype (probable) Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Described by Müller & Troschel according to Ludwig (1899). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212431
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  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-07-03 09:42:54Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiocnemis marmorata (Lamarck, 1816). 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=212431 on 2014-07-26
  
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