Ophiuroidea taxon details

Ophiocomella sexradia (Duncan, 1887)

213452  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213452)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Ophiocnida sexradia Duncan, 1887) Duncan, P. M. (1887). On the Ophiuridae of the Mergui Archipelago, collected for the Trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, by Dr. John Anderson, F.R.S., Superintendent of the Museum. <em>Linnean Society Journal of Zoology.</em> 21, 85-106, 2 pl. & 107-120, 2 pl., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1887.tb00382.x [details]   
Description Colour in life: disc dark green, arms dark green with light green banding, ventrally paler green overall (Sloan et al.,...  
Description Colour in life: disc dark green, arms dark green with light green banding, ventrally paler green overall (Sloan et al., 1979). Arm length to 15 mm, disc diameter to 4 mm. Disc granules longer than stout, pointed on radial shields and marginally. Six arms. Aboral arm plates as long as broad or slightly broader than long, distal edge convex, proximally acute. Oral arm plates longer than broad, distal edge convex, lateral angles concave. Four small arm spines, as long as the breadth of the segment. Single tentacle scale.
Habitat: sea grass beds and coral bases.
Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, south Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: WIO, Red sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); littoral waters to 15 m., tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiocomella sexradia (Duncan, 1887). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213452 on 2019-06-26
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

original description  (of Ophiocoma parva H.L. Clark, 1915) Clark, H. L. (1915). Catalogue of Recent ophiurans. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 25(4): 163-376, 20 pls. [details]   

original description  (of Ophiocnida sexradia Duncan, 1887) Duncan, P. M. (1887). On the Ophiuridae of the Mergui Archipelago, collected for the Trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, by Dr. John Anderson, F.R.S., Superintendent of the Museum. <em>Linnean Society Journal of Zoology.</em> 21, 85-106, 2 pl. & 107-120, 2 pl., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1887.tb00382.x [details]   

original description  (of Amphiacantha dividua Matsumoto, 1917) Matsumoto, H. (1917). A monograph of Japanese Ophiuroidea, arranged according to a new classification. <em>Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University, Tokyo.</em> 38: 1-408., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7145928#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Ophiocomella clippertoni A.H. Clark, 1939) Clark, A. H. (1939). Echinoderms (other than holothurians) collected on the presidential cruise of. <em>Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections.</em> 98 (11): 1-18., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/35649#page/333/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Ophiomastix sexradiata A.H. Clark, 1952) Clark, A. H. (1952). Echinoderms from the Marshall Islands. <em>Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum.</em> 102, 265-303. [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 Balinsky, J.B. (1957). The Ophiuroidea of Inhaca Island. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 1-33. (look up in IMIS[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 

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 

additional source Stöhr, S. (2011). New records and new species of Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) from Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3089: 1-50., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/zt03089p050.pdf
page(s): 38 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Paratype (of Ophiocoma parva H.L. Clark, 1915) MCZ OPH-3759 [details]
Paratype (of Ophiocoma parva H.L. Clark, 1915) MCZ OPH-3855 [details]
From other sources
Description Colour in life: disc dark green, arms dark green with light green banding, ventrally paler green overall (Sloan et al., 1979). Arm length to 15 mm, disc diameter to 4 mm. Disc granules longer than stout, pointed on radial shields and marginally. Six arms. Aboral arm plates as long as broad or slightly broader than long, distal edge convex, proximally acute. Oral arm plates longer than broad, distal edge convex, lateral angles concave. Four small arm spines, as long as the breadth of the segment. Single tentacle scale.
Habitat: sea grass beds and coral bases.
Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, south Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: WIO, Red sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); littoral waters to 15 m., tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype Holotype (probable) ?Indian Museum, Calcutta (India). Type locality: Mergui Archipelago, Burma (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Genus spelled 'Ophiocornella' in Richmond (1997). [details]
 


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