Ophiuroidea taxon details

Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915

213464  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213464)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Clark, H. L. (1915). The Echinoderms of Ceylon other than Holothurians. <em>Spolia Zeylandica.</em> 10(37): 83-102., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10787998#page/119/mode/1up
page(s): 89 [details]   
Type locality contained in Zanzibar Archipelago  
type locality contained in Zanzibar Archipelago (origin: native[details]
Description Description: Arm length to 9 cm, disc diameter to 3 cm. Larger disc plates surrounded by irregular, single rows of...  
Description Description: Arm length to 9 cm, disc diameter to 3 cm. Larger disc plates surrounded by irregular, single rows of platelets. The relatively short arms appear smooth due to the presence of tiny lateral spines held against the arms. Background colour usually pale yellowish-orange with a distinctive pattern of purple or black on the disc and banding on the arms. Habitat: lower littoral and deeper, under bolders and among coral.
General distribution: from the Red Sea to North Australia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, 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. Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213464 on 2019-10-20
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1997-04-03 13:19:51Z
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2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
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Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description Clark, H. L. (1915). The Echinoderms of Ceylon other than Holothurians. <em>Spolia Zeylandica.</em> 10(37): 83-102., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10787998#page/119/mode/1up
page(s): 89 [details]   

original description  (of Ophiura annulosa de Blainville, 1834) de Blainville, H.M. 1834. Manuel d'actinologie ou de zoophytologie. 688p, 100 pls. Paris, available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k981319.r=blainville.langEN [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. <em>Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History).</em> 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 Clark, H. L. (1915). Catalogue of Recent ophiurans. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 25(4): 163-376, 20 pls. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Pineda-Enríquez, T.; Bribiesca-Contreras, G.; Solís-Marín, F. A.; Laguarda-Figueras, A.; O'Hara, T. (2018). New species of the genus Ophiolepis Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiolepididae). <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 98(8): 2049-2065., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315417001503 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Neotype MCZ 143456 [details]
From other sources
Description Description: Arm length to 9 cm, disc diameter to 3 cm. Larger disc plates surrounded by irregular, single rows of platelets. The relatively short arms appear smooth due to the presence of tiny lateral spines held against the arms. Background colour usually pale yellowish-orange with a distinctive pattern of purple or black on the disc and banding on the arms. Habitat: lower littoral and deeper, under bolders and among coral.
General distribution: from the Red Sea to North Australia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, 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 and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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Japanese ワモンクモヒトデ  [details]

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