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Distribution

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This species has been recorded from the Caribbean coast of Panama (see Alvarado et al. 2008).

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References and links

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Koehler, R. (1914). A contribution to the study of Ophiurans of the United States National Museum. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 84: 1-173.

Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin, and C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S.

Alvarado, J.J., F.A. Solis-Marin & C. Ahearn. (2008). Equinodermos (Echinodermata) del Caribe Centroamericano. Rev.Biol.Trop. 56 (Suppl. 3): 37-55.

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Habitat

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Known from seamounts and knolls
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Koehler, R. (1913). Ergebnisse einer Zoologischen Forschungsreise nach Westindien. Ophiures. <em>Zoologische Jahrbücher.</em> Supplement 11 (3): 351-380, pl. 20, 21. Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Description

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Disk circular (dd = 2.46 to 5.33 mm). Covered by numerous small and imbricating scales (Fig. 9f). Radial shields small, narrow and widely separated. Dark blotches on aboral surface of disk. Disk scales extending onto first brachial segment. Ventral interradius covered by scales similar to dorsal ones (Fig. 9g). Oral shields oval (Fig. 9h). Adoral shields enlarged laterally. Four oral papillae on each side of jaw angle (Fig. 9h). One pair of apical papillae. Dorsal arm plates longer than wide, proximal margin enlarged and distal margin narrow. Accessory dorsal arm plates well developed (Fig. 9f, i). Ventral arm plates slightly longer than wide (Fig. 9j). Three arm spines slightly flattened, with blunt tip (Fig. 9i, j). Single large tentacle scale.
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Anne I. Gondim, Carmen Alonso, Thelma L. P. Dias, Cynthia L. C. Manso, Martin L. Christoffersen
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Gondim A, Alonso C, Dias T, Manso C, Christoffersen M (2013) A taxonomic guide to the brittle-stars (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea) from the State of Paraíba continental shelf, Northeastern Brazil ZooKeys 307: 45–96
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Distribution

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The Bahamas, the islands off southern Florida, the Antilles, Mexican Caribbean, Belize, Panama, and Brazil (Hendler et al. 1995, Abreu-Pérez et al. 2005, Trujillo-Luna and González-Vallejo 2006, Alvarado et al. 2008). In Brazil from Amapá (Albuquerque 1986), Paraíba (H.L. Clark 1915), Pernambuco (Albuquerque 1986), Alagoas (Miranda et al. 2012), Bahia (Manso et al. 2008), Abrolhos off southern Bahia (Tommasi 1970), and Rio de Janeiro (Manso 1993). From 1 to 40 m. Recorded between 12 and 30 m in this study.
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Gondim A, Alonso C, Dias T, Manso C, Christoffersen M (2013) A taxonomic guide to the brittle-stars (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea) from the State of Paraíba continental shelf, Northeastern Brazil ZooKeys 307: 45–96
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