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Ophiarachnella septemspinosa (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

213217  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213217)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOphiarachna septemspinosa Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. <em>Vieweg: Braunschweig.</em> xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Colour in life: mostly agrees with Sloan et al. (in press) but some lateral interradial areas red-brown and bands of this...  
Description Colour in life: mostly agrees with Sloan et al. (in press) but some lateral interradial areas red-brown and bands of this colour on the arms may extend over three segments. Uniform dull grey or grey-green overall, radial shields dark brown (Sloan et al., 1979). Description: arm length to 18 cm, disc diameter to 4.2 cm. Similar to O. gorgonia with small, round radial shields exposed. Disc pale grey to green with radial shields dark brown. Arms banded. Habitat: under coral in lagoons and shallow reef areas.
Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: WIO to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-55 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiarachnella septemspinosa (Müller & Troschel, 1842). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213217 on 2019-03-21
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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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  (ofOphiarachna septemspinosa Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. <em>Vieweg: Braunschweig.</em> xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofPectinura rigida Lyman, 1874) Lyman, T. (1874). Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae: new and old. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 3: 221-272, 7 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30729#page/251/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofOphiarachna armata Troschel, 1879) Troschel, F.H. 1879. Eine neue Art der Ophiuridengattung Ophiarachna. Sitzungsberichte der niederrheinischen Gesellschaft in Bonn, 135-138. [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 Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. <em>Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Bonn.</em> 21(1): 537-563., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/85045#page/583/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Cherbonnier, G.; Guille, A. (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. <em>Faune de Madagascar, 48.</em> Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): Paris. ISBN 2-222-02341-6. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Paratype (of Pectinura rigida Lyman, 1874) MCZ OPH-945 [details]
From other sources
Description Colour in life: mostly agrees with Sloan et al. (in press) but some lateral interradial areas red-brown and bands of this colour on the arms may extend over three segments. Uniform dull grey or grey-green overall, radial shields dark brown (Sloan et al., 1979). Description: arm length to 18 cm, disc diameter to 4.2 cm. Similar to O. gorgonia with small, round radial shields exposed. Disc pale grey to green with radial shields dark brown. Arms banded. Habitat: under coral in lagoons and shallow reef areas.
Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: WIO to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-55 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype Holotype (probable) Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden (Netherlands) (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie). Type locality: the Moluccas, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 


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