Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Ophiomyxa brevirima H.L. Clark, 1915

Compiler and date details

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


Extra Distribution Information

Indo-Pacific, South Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Norfolk Island Province (21)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, marine.


General References

Farquhar, H. 1895. Notes on New Zealand echinoderms. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 27: 194-208, pls 10-13 [199] (as Ophiomyxa australis)

Fell, H.B. 1952. Echinoderms from Southern New Zealand. Zoological Publications of the Victoria University, Wellington 18: 1-37 [12] (as Ophiomyxa brevirima)

Fell, H.B. 1953. Echinoderms from the subantarctic islands of New Zealand: Asteroidea, Ophiuroidea, and Echinoidea. Records of the Dominion Museum, Wellington 2: 73-111. 2 plates [100] (as Ophiomyxa brevirima)

Fell, H.B. 1958. Deep-sea echinoderms of New Zealand. Zoological Publications of the Victoria University, Wellington 24: 1-40, pls 1-5 [22] (as Ophiomyxa brevirima)

Fell, H.B. 1960. Archibenthal and littoral echinoderms of the Chatham Islands: Biological results of the Chatham Islands 1954 Expedition. Bulletin of N.Z. scient. Ind. Res. 139(2): 55-74 [67] (as Ophiomyxa brevirima)

McKnight, D.G. 1967. Additions to the echinoderm fauna of the Chatham Rise. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 1(3): 291-313 [304] (as Ophiomyxa brevirima)

McKnight, D.G. 1993. Records of echinoderms (excluding holothurians) from the Chatham Islands. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 20: 191-200 [193, 199] (as Ophiomyxa brevirima)

Mortensen, T. 1924. Echinoderms of New Zealand and the Auckland-Campbell Islands. II. Ophiuroidea. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening i Kjøbenhavn 77: 91-177 figs 1-36 pls 3-4 [110-114, fig. 4(1,3,4), 5, pl. 4(4-5)] (as Ophiomyxa brevirima)

Mortensen, T. 1936. Echinoidea and Ophiuroidea. Discovery Reports 12: 199-348, 53 figs, 9 pls [242-243] (as Ophiomyxa brevirima)


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)
22-Jul-2013 MODIFIED