Ophiuroidea source details

Clark, A. M. (1980). Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94(3): 533-558.
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Clark, A. M.
1980
Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique
Rev. Zool. Afr.
94(3): 533-558
Publication
The collection comprises 27 species of ophiurids from Mahe and Praslin, Seychelles, and 16 species (some the same) from Inhaca, Delagoa Bay, Mozambique> Included are new records for Amphiura ambigua Koehler (found to be viviparous), ophiactis picteti (de Loriol), Ophiosphaera insignis Brock and Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman) from Mahe amd Ophiura kinbergi (Ljungman) from Inhaca. Comments are included on Ophiothrix (Keystonia) propinqua Lyman - transferred to the genus Macrophiothrix, some other anomalous specimens of Macrophiothrix, variations found in Ophiothela venusta (de Loriol) and O. tigris Lyman, a modification of certain podia in Ophiocoma pusilla (Brock) and the synonymy of paracrocnida sacensis (Balinsky) with P. oersica (Mortensen).
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Aldabra for Amphiura ambigua Koehler, 1905 
Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Madagascar for Ophiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888) 
Madagascar for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933  (doubtful)
Madagascar for Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) 
Madagascar for Ophiosphaera insignis Brock, 1888 
Madagascar for Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
Mauritian Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Amphioplus (Lymanella) integer (Ljungman, 1867) 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Amphiura candida Ljungman, 1867 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Macrophiothrix aspidota (Müller & Troschel, 1842)  (doubtful)
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Macrophiothrix hirsuta cheneyi (Lyman, 1861) 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiactis carnea Ljungman, 1867 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocnemis marmorata (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888) 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiothela venusta (de Loriol, 1900) 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiothrix foveolata Marktanner-Turneretscher, 1887 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone for Paracrocnida persica Mortensen, 1940 
Red Sea for Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Amphiura ambigua Koehler, 1905 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Astroboa clavata (Lyman, 1861) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Macrophiothrix propinqua (Lyman, 1861) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiactis picteti (de Loriol, 1893) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiarachnella gorgonia (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiarachnella septemspinosa (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocoma brevipes Peters, 1851 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocoma doederleini de Loriol, 1899 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocoma erinaceus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocoma pica Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocoma pusilla (Brock, 1888) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocoma scolopendrina (Lamarck, 1816) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiocoma valenciae Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophionereis porrecta Lyman, 1860 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933  (doubtful)
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophioplocus imbricata (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiosphaera insignis Brock, 1888 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiothela tigris Lyman, 1871 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiothela venusta (de Loriol, 1900) 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiothrix exigua Lyman, 1874  (doubtful)
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiothrix trilineata Lütken, 1869 
Seychellois Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
South Africa (country) for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
South Africa (country) for Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
Tanzanian Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophionereis vivipara Mortensen, 1933 
Tanzanian Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophiosphaera insignis Brock, 1888 
 Description

Disc scales naked except for the radial shields and a few scales around them. Radial shields five times as long as ... [details]

 Description

Colour brownish-grey. Arms relatively longer, about 40 mm. Oral and aboral disc scales naked, peripherally with ... [details]

 Ecology

Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, depth range 0-34 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Also ... [details]

 Holotype

Holotype in South African Museum, Cape Town (Balinsky, 1957). [details]

 Remark

In Subgenus (Amphiura) Forbes, 1843. Syntypes in ?Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam (Netherlands) (2 ... [details]

 Remark

A.M. Clark (1970) place the species in the subgenus: (Fellaria). Holotype in South African Museum, Cape Town. [details]

 synonymy

Original combination [details]

 synonymy

Original combination of Paracrocnida sacensis [details]


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