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Ophiarachnella macracantha aldabrensis Sloan, Clark & Taylor, 1979

224109  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224109)

accepted
Subspecies
marine
Sloan, N.A., A.M. Clark & J.D. Taylor (1979). The Echinoderms of Aldabra and their habitats. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Zool.) 37 (2): 81- 128. [details]   
Note Aldabra. Holotype: Natural History Museum,...  
From other sources
Type locality Aldabra. Holotype: Natural History Museum, London (England) 1978.9.1.1 [details]
Description Colour in life: disc blood-red with radial shields the same colour, arms basically blood-red with a lighter pattern...  
Description Colour in life: disc blood-red with radial shields the same colour, arms basically blood-red with a lighter pattern distally, also with pale transverse bands superimposed on this distal linear pattern, ventrally the arms paler, oral shields not white, but with a very broad red band that may cover up to half the oral shield (Sloan et al., 1979). Description: as for O. septemspinosa, but bright red with pale bands on the arms (Richmond, 1998). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiarachnella macracantha aldabrensis Sloan, Clark & Taylor, 1979. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224109 on 2018-09-20
Date
action
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1998-08-05 12:14:21Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2009-06-29 08:18:57Z
checked

original description Sloan, N.A., A.M. Clark & J.D. Taylor (1979). The Echinoderms of Aldabra and their habitats. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Zool.) 37 (2): 81- 128. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: disc blood-red with radial shields the same colour, arms basically blood-red with a lighter pattern distally, also with pale transverse bands superimposed on this distal linear pattern, ventrally the arms paler, oral shields not white, but with a very broad red band that may cover up to half the oral shield (Sloan et al., 1979). Description: as for O. septemspinosa, but bright red with pale bands on the arms (Richmond, 1998). [details]

Type locality Aldabra. Holotype: Natural History Museum, London (England) 1978.9.1.1 [details]
 


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