WoRMS taxon details

Ophiocoma anaglyptica Ely, 1944

212385  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212385)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Ely, C.A. 1944. A new brittle-star (Ophiocoma anaglyptica) from Canton Island. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 34: 373-375. [details]   
Description Description: characterised by the presence of exposed and enlarged scales interradially and flat granule-covering.
Also...  
Description Description: characterised by the presence of exposed and enlarged scales interradially and flat granule-covering.
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands (Clark, 1954); South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, west-central Pacific Ocean, intertidal waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); India and tropical central Pacific Ocean in Sastry (1991). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2019). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophiocoma anaglyptica Ely, 1944. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212385 on 2019-10-14
Date
action
by
1998-10-01 11:36:36Z
created
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked
2011-07-07 07:16:16Z
changed

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original description Ely, C.A. 1944. A new brittle-star (Ophiocoma anaglyptica) from Canton Island. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 34: 373-375. [details]   

basis of record Devaney, D. M. (1970). Studies on ophiocomid brittlestars. I. A new genus (Clarkcoma) of Ophiocominae with a re-evaluation of the genus Ophiocoma. <em>Smithson. Contr. Zool.</em> 51: 1-41. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype MCZ OPH-6714 [details]
From other sources
Description Description: characterised by the presence of exposed and enlarged scales interradially and flat granule-covering.
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands (Clark, 1954); South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, west-central Pacific Ocean, intertidal waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995); India and tropical central Pacific Ocean in Sastry (1991). [details]

Holotype Holotype in U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., (USA). Type locality: Canton Is, Pacific Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]