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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochaeta hirsuta Lütken, 1869 
AphiaID: 213455

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 editorOphiodermatina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodermatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochaeta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochaeta Lütken, 1869
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochaeta Lütken, 1869
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiochaeta boschmai A.H. Clark, 1964
Sources  original description Lütken, C.F. 1869. Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskaps Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning, 8, 20-109. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
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 editorDescription Colour in life: uniform grey-brown with pale brown banding on the arms, ventrally off-white overall (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: arm length to 18 mm, disc diameter to 4.5 mm. Small, delicate species with both dorsal and ventral surfaces of the disc covered with spines, which may be replaced or interspersed with flat-topped granules. Colour grey to brown with arms banded. Habitat: among coral branches or under coral.
General distribution: tropical, west-central Pacific, Indo-Malayan Region, western Indian Ocean, depth range 0-26 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status undetermined ?Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen (Denmark). Type locality: Fiji Ils, see Clark (1915) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213455
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-03 13:19:51Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiochaeta hirsuta Lütken, 1869. 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=213455 on 2014-09-20
  
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