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Ophiarachna incrassata (Lamarck, 1816)

213207  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213207)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOphiura incrassata Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. de. (1816). Ordre Second. Radiaires Échinodermes. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. 2, 522-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/532/mode/1up [details]   
Description Description: arm length up to 20 cm, disc diameter to 5 cm. Colour conspicuously green with yellow markings and dark-ringed...  
Description Description: arm length up to 20 cm, disc diameter to 5 cm. Colour conspicuously green with yellow markings and dark-ringed white spots. Habitat: among coral bases and rubble.
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea and W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in Java in Ljungman (1866); Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiarachna incrassata (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213207 on 2018-02-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

original description  (ofOphiocoma ocellata v. Martens, 1867) Martens von, E. (1867). Über vier neue Schlangensterne (Ophiuren) des Kgl. zoologischen Museums. Monatsberichte der deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. 1867, 345-348. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiura incrassata Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. de. (1816). Ordre Second. Radiaires Échinodermes. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. 2, 522-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/532/mode/1up [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 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  (ofOphiocoma ocellata v. Martens, 1867) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOphiocoma ocellata v. Martens, 1867) Clark, H. L. (1915). Catalogue of Recent ophiurans. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 25(4): 163-376, 20 pls. [details]   

basis of record  (ofOphiura incrassata Lamarck, 1816) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Description: arm length up to 20 cm, disc diameter to 5 cm. Colour conspicuously green with yellow markings and dark-ringed white spots. Habitat: among coral bases and rubble.
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea and W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in Java in Ljungman (1866); Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Type data: status undetermined Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: Java, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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Japanese オオクモヒトデ  [details]

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