WoRMS taxon details

Ophiothela venusta (de Loriol, 1900)

213400  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213400)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Ophiocnemis venusta de Loriol, 1900) de Loriol, P. (1900). Notes pour servir à l'étude des Echinodermes. VIII. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 8, 55-96 pls 6-9., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9971606#page/67/mode/1up [details]   
Description Description: similar to O. tigris, with granules and spinelets on disc and arms, variable colour pattern (Richmond, 1998).  
Description Description: similar to O. tigris, with granules and spinelets on disc and arms, variable colour pattern (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in SE Arabia and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth 19 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2019). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophiothela venusta (de Loriol, 1900). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213400 on 2019-12-08
Date
action
by
1997-11-12 01:36:06Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

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original description  (of Ophiopsammium nudum H.L. Clark, 1923) Clark, H.L. (1923). The Echinoderm fauna of South Africa. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 13(7): 221-435, 23 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1541222#page/263/mode/1up
page(s): 341 [details]   

original description  (of Ophiocnemis venusta de Loriol, 1900) de Loriol, P. (1900). Notes pour servir à l'étude des Echinodermes. VIII. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 8, 55-96 pls 6-9., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9971606#page/67/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Ophioteresis beauforti Engel, 1949) Engel, H. 1949. Ophioteresis beauforti nov. sp. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde, 28, 140-143, 1 pl. [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 Humphreys, W.F. (1981). The echinoderms of Kenya's marine parks and adjacent regions. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Africa (Tervuren, Belgium) Zoologische Documentatie 19. 39 pp. (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 [request] 

additional source Clark, A.M. (1974). Notes on some echinoderms from southern Africa. <em>Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology).</em> 26(6): 423-487, 3 pls, 16 figs, 1 map, 3 tables., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2294231 [details]   

redescription Peyghan, S.; Doustshenas, B.; Nabavi, S. M. B.; Rounagh, M. T.; Larki, A. A.; Stöhr, S. (2018). New records of the brittle stars <em>Ophiothela </em><em>venusta </em>and <em>Ophiactis </em><em>modesta </em> (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) from the northern Persian Gulf, with morphological details. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4527(3): 425-435. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Paratype (of Ophiopsammium nudum H.L. Clark, 1923) MCZ OPH-4352 [details]
From other sources
Description Description: similar to O. tigris, with granules and spinelets on disc and arms, variable colour pattern (Richmond, 1998).
Also distributed in SE Arabia and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth 19 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype Holotype ?Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève (Switzerland). Type locality: Singapore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]