Studies on Indian echinoderms - 8 on a new genus Ophjoelegans (Oph1uroidea : Ophiuridae) with notes on Ophiolepis superba H. L. Clark, 1938

James, D B (1981) Studies on Indian echinoderms - 8 on a new genus Ophjoelegans (Oph1uroidea : Ophiuridae) with notes on Ophiolepis superba H. L. Clark, 1938. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 23 (1&2). pp. 15-18.

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Abstract

Ophiolepis cincta Muller and Troschel which differs markedly from the other species of Ophiolepis is removed to a new genus Ophioelegans due to the presence of disc scales and dorsal arm plates with a row of small scales surrounding them. Type species of Ophiolepis, O. superba H. L. Clark is also described in detail.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:echinoderms; Ophjoelegans; Ophiolepis superba
Subjects:Echinoderms
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:1350
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:09 Jul 2010 09:20
Last Modified:09 Jul 2010 09:20
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