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Ophiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888)

212382  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212382)

 unaccepted (transferred to Breviturma by O'Hara et al. (2018))
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Colour in life: disc uniform dark brown, occasionally spotted with white-rimmed dark spots, arms dark brown with lighter...  
Description Colour in life: disc uniform dark brown, occasionally spotted with white-rimmed dark spots, arms dark brown with lighter banding, ventrally overall red-brown (Sloan et al., 1979). Oral shields white with brown spots; arms variegated above and below, light and dark segmens often alternating; arm spines with 1-2 wide brown rings, never clavate, number very variable (Tortonese, 1980).
Also distributed in East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East Indies, Polynesia and Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212382 on 2019-04-19
Date
action
by
1997-04-01 13:22:26Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked
2018-10-26 11:40:13Z
changed

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 Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [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 

new combination reference O'Hara, T. D.; Hugall, A. F.; Cisternas, P. A.; Boissin, E.; Bribiesca-Contreras, G.; Sellanes, J.; Paulay, G.; Byrne, M. (2018). Phylogenomics, life history and morphological evolution of ophiocomid brittlestars. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 130: 67-80., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.10.003
page(s): 72 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: disc uniform dark brown, occasionally spotted with white-rimmed dark spots, arms dark brown with lighter banding, ventrally overall red-brown (Sloan et al., 1979). Oral shields white with brown spots; arms variegated above and below, light and dark segmens often alternating; arm spines with 1-2 wide brown rings, never clavate, number very variable (Tortonese, 1980).
Also distributed in East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East Indies, Polynesia and Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, littoral waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Lectotype Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) 5429, paralectotype Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) 4777. Type locality: Amboina, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

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