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Species Ophiomyces grandis Lyman, 1879

Compiler and date details

2012 - Tim O'Hara, Museum Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia




Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Arctic, East Atlantic, North Atlantic, South Africa, South Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope, marine.


General References

Bartsch, I. 2008. Notes on ophiuroids from the Great Meteor Seamount (Northeastern Atlantic). Spixiana (Munich) 31(2): 233-239 [235-236] (as Ophiomyces grandis)

Cherbonnier, G. 1969. Echinodermes récoltés par la Thalassa au large des côtes ouest de Bretagne et du Golfe de Gascogne (3-12 Aout 1967). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris [published 1907-1971] 2e serie 41(1): 343-361 [343] (as Ophiomyces grandis)

Cherbonnier, G. & Sibuet, M. 1972. Resultats scientifique del al compagne Noratlante: Asterides et Ophiurides. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris [published 1907-1971] 3rd series. Zoologie 102: 365-426 [398] (as Ophiomyces grandis)

Clark, H.L. 1915. Catalogue of recent ophiurans: based on the collection of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University 25(4): 165-376, pls 1-20 [221] (as Ophiomyces grandis)

Koehler, R. 1907. Ophiures. Expéditions Scientifiques du 'Travailleur' et du 'Talisman' pendent les années 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883 7: 245-311 [295] (as Ophiomyces grandis)

Lyman, T. 1882. Ophiuroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger 1873–1876, Zoology 5: 1-385 pls 1-48 [241-242, pl. 19(13-15)] (as Ophiomyces grandis)

O'Hara, T.D. 1990. New records of Ophiuridae, Ophiacanthidae and Ophiocomidae (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) from south-eastern Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 50(2): 287-305, 2 figs [302-303, fig. 2k] (as Ophiomyces grandis)

Paterson, G.L.J. 1985. The deep-sea Ophiuroidea of the North Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zool. 49(1): 1-162, figs 1-59 [75-76, fig. 31] (as Ophiomyces grandis)

Rowe, F.W.E. & Gates, J. 1995. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 33 Echinodermata. Melbourne : CSIRO Australia 510 pp. [375] (as Ophiomyces grandis)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
15-Sep-2023 22-Jul-2013 MODIFIED
29-Mar-2010 MODIFIED