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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothela tigris Lyman, 1871

213397 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213397)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lyman, T. 1871. Supplement to the Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae. Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, 6, 1-17, pls 1, 2. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  MCZ OPH-2496  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCZ OPH-2496 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc rich green but centrally...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc rich green but centrally with pattern of black and yellow concentric markings within pentagonal outline, arms uniform green but spines distally white and proximally blue, ventral colour light blue overall (Sloan et al., 1979). Arm length to 8 cm, disc diameter 5-10 mm. Five arms. Disc and arms smooth. Distinctive pattern on disc and arms of black and yellow markings on bright green background, sometimes with red bars down arms and around perimeter of disc. Habitat: on hydroids, corals and gorgonians. Distribution: W Indian Ocean. Richmond 1997 (Richmond, 1998). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophiothela tigris Lyman, 1871. 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=213397 on 2017-11-22

Date
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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2000-07-25 07:03:11Z
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2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description Lyman, T. 1871. Supplement to the Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae. Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, 6, 1-17, pls 1, 2. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioteresis elegans Bell, 1892) Bell, F.J. (1892). A contribution to the classification of ophiurids, with descriptions of some new and little-known forms. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1892, 175-183 (look up in IMIS[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 Bell, F.J. (1892). A contribution to the classification of ophiurids, with descriptions of some new and little-known forms. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1892, 175-183 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioteresis elegans Bell, 1892) Clark, A. M. (1980). Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94(3): 533-558. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCZ OPH-2496 [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: disc rich green but centrally with pattern of black and yellow concentric markings within pentagonal outline, arms uniform green but spines distally white and proximally blue, ventral colour light blue overall (Sloan et al., 1979). Arm length to 8 cm, disc diameter 5-10 mm. Five arms. Disc and arms smooth. Distinctive pattern on disc and arms of black and yellow markings on bright green background, sometimes with red bars down arms and around perimeter of disc. Habitat: on hydroids, corals and gorgonians. Distribution: W Indian Ocean. Richmond 1997 (Richmond, 1998). [details]
 

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