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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis australis (H.L. Clark, 1923) 
AphiaID: 213416

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 editorOphionereididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis australis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis Lütken, 1859
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochiton australis H.L. Clark, 1923
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Tugela River [details]
From other sources
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]

Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 editorDistribution Also distributed in Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf. General distribution: temperate, discontinuous (South Africa), depth range 44-100 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Description: Colour brownish with ringed radial shields. Aboral arm plates fan-shaped, distal edge convex and rounded. Oral shields rhomboidal. Adoral plates not contiguously in contact (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: SE of Tugela River Mouth, South Africa, 86 m. Holotype in South Australian Museum, Adelaide (Australia) A.6430; paratype in South Australian Museum, Adelaide (Australia) (probable) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family 'Ophiochitonidae' in Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213416
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-04-17 19:03:52Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophionereis australis (H.L. Clark, 1923). 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=213416 on 2014-12-29
  
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