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Ophiomyxa australis Lütken, 1869

212437  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212437)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lütken, C. F. (1869). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning. 8, 20-109. [details]   
Description Colour in life: ranging from uniform light orange to uniform blood-red to disc blood-red with arms distally banded with...  
Description Colour in life: ranging from uniform light orange to uniform blood-red to disc blood-red with arms distally banded with yellow (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: Arm length to 10 cm. Dorsal surface of the disc smooth. Arms cylindrical with dorsal plates reduced, embedded in naked skin. Colour bright red with pale bands on arms. Habitat: lower eulittoral and shallow reefs.
Also recoreded in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); possibly circumaustralian although not recorded from Gulf of Carpentaria or north (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 183-1006 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from East Africa to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998); East coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, continental slope (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiomyxa australis Lütken, 1869. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212437 on 2018-05-20
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
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Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description Lütken, C. F. (1869). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning. 8, 20-109. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa robillardi de Loriol, 1893) 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]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa brevispina v. Martens, 1870) Martens, E. v. (1870). Die Ophiuriden des indischen Oceans. Arch. für Naturgeschichte. 36: 244-262. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa irregularis Koehler, 1905) Koehler, R. (1905). Ophiures de l'expédition du Siboga. Part 2. Ophiures littorales. Siboga Expeditie. 45b, 1-140. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa brevipina von Martens, 1870) Martens, E. v. (1870). Die Ophiuriden des indischen Oceans. Arch. für Naturgeschichte. 36: 244-262. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa brevispina var. irregularis Koehler, 1898) Koehler, R. (1898). Echinoderms recueillis par l'Investigator dans l'Ocean Indien, II. Les Opiures littorales. Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique. 31, 55-126, pl. 2-5. [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 Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [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 

basis of record  (ofOphiodera brevispina (v. Martens, 1870)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiomyxa brevispina v. Martens, 1870) 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]   

basis of record  (ofOphiomyxa irregularis Koehler, 1905) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiomyxa robillardi de Loriol, 1893) 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]   

basis of record  (ofOphiomyxa brevispina var. irregularis Koehler, 1898) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOphiomyxa brevipina von Martens, 1870) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: ranging from uniform light orange to uniform blood-red to disc blood-red with arms distally banded with yellow (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: Arm length to 10 cm. Dorsal surface of the disc smooth. Arms cylindrical with dorsal plates reduced, embedded in naked skin. Colour bright red with pale bands on arms. Habitat: lower eulittoral and shallow reefs.
Also recoreded in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); possibly circumaustralian although not recorded from Gulf of Carpentaria or north (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 183-1006 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from East Africa to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998); East coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, continental slope (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Spelling Genus misspelled 'Lophiomyxa' in Vine (1986)??.
Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Bass Strait (as '... inter Australian et Tasmaniam') (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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Japanese キヌハダクモヒトデ  [details]

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