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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothela dividua von Martens, 1879

213396  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213396)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
von Martens, E. (1879). Vorzeigung eines eigenthümlichen sechsarmigen Schlangensterns, Ophiothela dividua, sp.n. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin. 1879, 127-130. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: disc colour of the dried...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: disc colour of the dried specimens blue variegated with whitish, with conspicuous blue lines across the outer ends of the radial shields and at intervals across the arm. Disc scales covered by thick skin, with many small granules and scattered larger ones. Central part of the disc with several short, blunt spines. Six arms covered by many granules basally, distally the granules form regular transverse rows, a larger central granule on each segment. Habitat: coral reef, in about 30 ft. of water (Balinsky, 1957). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophiothela dividua von Martens, 1879. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213396 on 2017-12-14

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2000-07-25 07:03:11Z
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2000-09-27 07:27:35Z
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Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z
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original description von Martens, E. (1879). Vorzeigung eines eigenthümlichen sechsarmigen Schlangensterns, Ophiothela dividua, sp.n. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin. 1879, 127-130. [details]   

source of synonymy Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype MCZ OPH-2493 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype MCZ OPH-2632 [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: disc colour of the dried specimens blue variegated with whitish, with conspicuous blue lines across the outer ends of the radial shields and at intervals across the arm. Disc scales covered by thick skin, with many small granules and scattered larger ones. Central part of the disc with several short, blunt spines. Six arms covered by many granules basally, distally the granules form regular transverse rows, a larger central granule on each segment. Habitat: coral reef, in about 30 ft. of water (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark 11 syntypes (alcohol), Algoa Bay : IG 6752, Institut Royal de Sciences Naturelle de Belgique, Bruxelles (Belgium).
Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
According to A.M. Clark & Courtman-Stock (1976); Ophiothela dividua could be a synonym of O. danae Verrill. [details]
 


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