WoRMS taxon details

Ophiomyxa australis Lütken, 1869

212437  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212437)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lütken, C. F. (1869). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. <em>Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning.</em> 8: 20-109., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1096322 [details]   
Description Colour in life: ranging from uniform light orange to uniform blood-red to disc blood-red with arms distally banded with...  
Description Colour in life: ranging from uniform light orange to uniform blood-red to disc blood-red with arms distally banded with yellow (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: Arm length to 10 cm. Dorsal surface of the disc smooth. Arms cylindrical with dorsal plates reduced, embedded in naked skin. Colour bright red with pale bands on arms. Habitat: lower eulittoral and shallow reefs.
Also recoreded in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); possibly circumaustralian although not recorded from Gulf of Carpentaria or north (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 183-1006 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from East Africa to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998); East coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, continental slope (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2019). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophiomyxa australis Lütken, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212437 on 2019-05-22
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
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Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description Lütken, C. F. (1869). Additamenta ad historiam Ophiuridarum. Tredie Afdelning. <em>Det kongelige danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter. 5 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk Afdelning.</em> 8: 20-109., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1096322 [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa robillardi de Loriol, 1893) Loriol, P. de. (1893). Catalogue raisonné des Echinodermes recueillis par M.V. de Robillard à l'Ile Maurice. III. Ophiurides et Astrophytides. <em>Mem. Soc. Phys. Hist. nat. Gèneve.</em> 32(3), 1-63, pls 23-25. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa brevispina v. Martens, 1870) Martens, E. v. (1870). Die Ophiuriden des indischen Oceans. <em>Arch. für Naturgeschichte.</em> 36: 244-262. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa irregularis Koehler, 1905) Koehler, R. (1905). Ophiures de l'expédition du Siboga. Part 2. Ophiures littorales. <em>Siboga Expeditie.</em> 45b, 1-140., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12109322 [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa brevipina von Martens, 1870) Martens, E. v. (1870). Die Ophiuriden des indischen Oceans. <em>Arch. für Naturgeschichte.</em> 36: 244-262. [details]   

original description  (ofOphiomyxa brevispina var. irregularis Koehler, 1898) Koehler, R. (1898). Echinoderms recueillis par l'Investigator dans l'Ocean Indien, II. Les Opiures littorales. <em>Bulletin scientifique de la France et de la Belgique.</em> 31, 55-126, pl. 2-5., available online at http://iris.univ-lille1.fr/handle/1908/2295 [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 Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [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 [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: ranging from uniform light orange to uniform blood-red to disc blood-red with arms distally banded with yellow (Sloan et al., 1979. Description: Arm length to 10 cm. Dorsal surface of the disc smooth. Arms cylindrical with dorsal plates reduced, embedded in naked skin. Colour bright red with pale bands on arms. Habitat: lower eulittoral and shallow reefs.
Also recoreded in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); possibly circumaustralian although not recorded from Gulf of Carpentaria or north (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 183-1006 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from East Africa to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1998); East coast of Africa to western Pacific Ocean (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, continental slope (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Spelling Genus misspelled 'Lophiomyxa' in Vine (1986)??.
Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Bass Strait (as '... inter Australian et Tasmaniam') (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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Japanese キヌハダクモヒトデ  [details]
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