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Ophiothela sp.2

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lexID:
5463 
AphiaID:
 
Scientific:
Ophiothela sp.2 
German:
Seestern 
English:
Brittle Star 
Category:
 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Ophiothela (Genus) > sp.2 (Species) 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Восточная Африка, Западный индийский океан, Кения, Красный море, о-в Мадагаскар, Филиппины 
Size:
bis zu 4cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 25°C 
Food:
зоопланктон, Планктон 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
средний 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-15 08:42:14 

Husbandry

Ophiothela danae Verrill, 1869

Arm length to 2 cm, disc diameter 3-4 mm. Very small, and usually with 6 flexible arms. Colour variable depending on substrate, typically blue with white pattern or completely yellow. Habitat; often wrapped around gorgonians or soft corals on shallow reefs and deeper.

Synonymised taxa:
Ophiothela caerulea H.L. Clark, 1915
Ophiothela coerulea H.l. Clark, 1915
Ophiothela danae involuta Koehler,
Ophiothela dividua von Martens, 1879
Ophiothela hadra H.L. Clark, 1915
Ophiothela involuta Koehler, 1898
Ophiothela isidicola Lütken, 1872
Ophiothela verrilli Duncan, 1879
Ophiothrix danae (Koehler, 1898) (synonym)

Classification: Biota >
Animalia (Kingdom) >
Echinodermata (Phylum) >
Asterozoa (Subphylum) >
Ophiuroidea (Class) >
Ophiurida (Order) >
Ophiurina (Suborder) >
Gnathophiurina (Infraorder) >
Ophiotrichidae (Family) >
Ophiothela (Genus)

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