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Gorgonocephalidae Ljungman, 1867

123203  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123203)

accepted
Family
Genus Asteroporpa Örsted & Lütken in Lütken, 1856
Genus Astracme Döderlein, 1927
Genus Astroboa Döderlein, 1911
Genus Astrocaneum Döderlein, 1911
Genus Astrochalcis Koehler, 1905
Genus Astrochele Verrill, 1878
Genus Astrochlamys Koehler, 1912
Genus Astrocladus Verrill, 1899
Genus Astroclon Lyman, 1879
Genus Astrocnida Lyman, 1872
Genus Astrocrius Döderlein, 1927
Genus Astrocyclus Döderlein, 1911
Genus Astrodendrum Döderlein, 1911
Genus Astrodictyum Döderlein, 1927
Genus Astroglymma Döderlein, 1927
Genus Astrogomphus Lyman, 1869
Genus Astrogordius Döderlein, 1911
Genus Astrohamma Döderlein, 1930
Genus Astroniwa McKnight, 2000
Genus Astrophyton Fleming, 1828
Genus Astroplegma Döderlein, 1927
Genus Astrosierra Baker, 1980
Genus Astrospartus Döderlein, 1911
Genus Astrothamnus Matsumoto, 1915
Genus Astrothorax Döderlein, 1911
Genus Astrothrombus H.L. Clark, 1909
Genus Astrotoma Lyman, 1875
Genus Astrozona Döderlein, 1930
Genus Conocladus H.L. Clark, 1909
Genus Gorgonocephalus Leach, 1815
Genus Ophiocrene Bell, 1894
Genus Ophiozeta Koehler, 1930
Genus Schizostella A.H. Clark, 1952

Genus Bertingius Domantay & Domantay, 1966 (taxon inquirendum)

Subfamily Gorgonocephalinae Döderlein, 1911

Genus Astroconus Döderlein, 1911 accepted as Conocladus H.L. Clark, 1909 (synonymized by Baker (1980))
Genus Astrocynodus A.H. Clark, 1919 accepted as Astrocaneum Döderlein, 1911 (synonym)
Genus Astrodactylus Döderlein, 1911 accepted as Astroglymma Döderlein, 1927 (homonym of an amphibian)
Genus Astroglymna Döderlein, 1927 accepted as Astroglymma Döderlein, 1927 (misspelling by Liao (2004))
Genus Astrohelix Döderlein, 1930 accepted as Asteroporpa (Astrohelix) Döderlein, 1930 (lowered to subgenus)
Genus Astroporpa Lyman, 1875 accepted as Asteroporpa Örsted & Lütken in Lütken, 1856 (misspelling)
Genus Astroraphis Döderlein, 1911 accepted as Astroboa Döderlein, 1911 (synonym)
Genus Astrostephanus Döderlein, 1930 accepted as Astrothrombus H.L. Clark, 1909 (synonymized by Baker (1980))
Genus Ophiohelix Koehler, 1895 accepted as Gymnolophus Brock, 1888 (synonymized by A.M. Clark (1967))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Description Ophiurids in which the five arms are very branched. They have rings of little hook-like spines forming bands around the...  
Description Ophiurids in which the five arms are very branched. They have rings of little hook-like spines forming bands around the branches of each arm. Most remain hidden during the day but come out at night, extending their arms into the water to trap food particles. Richmond 1997 <282>. [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Gorgonocephalidae Ljungman, 1867. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123203 on 2018-02-21
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-07-12 08:44:07Z
changed
2009-06-23 07:41:53Z
changed
2012-09-14 07:57:08Z
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basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Turner, R. L.; Boucher, J. M. (2010). Loss of arm spines in the basketstar Astrophyton muricatum (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Gorgonocephalidae), with a key to West Indian basketstars. Proceedings Biological Society of Washington. 123(1): 17-26., available online at https://doi.org/10.2988/09-10.1 [details]   

basis of record  (ofAstrophytidae) Lyman, T. (1879). Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae of the “Challenger” expedition. Part II. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 6(2), 17-83, 10 pl. [details]   
From other sources
Description Ophiurids in which the five arms are very branched. They have rings of little hook-like spines forming bands around the branches of each arm. Most remain hidden during the day but come out at night, extending their arms into the water to trap food particles. Richmond 1997 <282>. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English basketstarsbasket stars  [details]
German MedusenhäupterGorgonenhäupter  [details]
Japanese テヅルモヅル  [details]
Swedish medusahuvuden  [details]

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