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Gorgonocephalus Leach, 1815

123586  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123586)

accepted
Genus
Species Gorgonocephalus arcticus Leach, 1819
Species Gorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Gorgonocephalus chilensis (Philippi, 1858)
Species Gorgonocephalus diomedeae Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
Species Gorgonocephalus dolichodactylus Döderlein, 1911
Species Gorgonocephalus eucnemis (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Gorgonocephalus lamarckii (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Gorgonocephalus pustulatum (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Species Gorgonocephalus sundanus Döderlein, 1927
Species Gorgonocephalus tuberosus Döderlein, 1902

Species Gorgonocephalus agassizi (Stimpson, 1854) accepted as Gorgonocephalus arcticus Leach, 1819 (synonym)
Species Gorgonocephalus arborescens (L. Agassiz, 1839) accepted as Astrospartus mediterraneus (Risso, 1826)
Species Gorgonocephalus caryi (Lyman, 1860) accepted as Gorgonocephalus eucnemis (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Gorgonocephalus cornutum Koehler, 1898 accepted as Astrocladus exiguus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Gorgonocephalus cornutus Koehler, 1897 accepted as Astrocladus exiguus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Gorgonocephalus japonicus Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Gorgonocephalus eucnemis (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Gorgonocephalus laevigatus Koehler, 1897 accepted as Astrodendrum laevigatum (Koehler, 1897)
Species Gorgonocephalus lamarcki J Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Gorgonocephalus lamarckii (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (misspelling)
Species Gorgonocephalus levigatus Koehler, 1897 accepted as Astrodendrum laevigatum (Koehler, 1897)
Species Gorgonocephalus linckii Lyman, 1882 accepted as Gorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Gorgonocephalus malmgreni (Danielssen & Koren, 1877) accepted as Gorgonocephalus eucnemis (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Gorgonocephalus moluccanus Döderlein, 1927 accepted as Gorgonocephalus pustulatum (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Species Gorgonocephalus pectinatus Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Gorgonocephalus pustulatum (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Species Gorgonocephalus pourtalesii (Lyman, 1875) accepted as Gorgonocephalus chilensis (Philippi, 1858)
Species Gorgonocephalus robillardi de Loriol, 1899 accepted as Astroglymma sculptum (Döderlein, 1896)
Species Gorgonocephalus sagaminum Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Astrodendrum sagaminum (Döderlein, 1902)
Species Gorgonocephalus sagaminus Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Astrodendrum sagaminum (Döderlein, 1902)
Species Gorgonocephalus scutatum (Fleming, 1828) accepted as Gorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Gorgonocephalus stimpsoni (Verrill, 1869) accepted as Gorgonocephalus eucnemis (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Gorgonocephalus verrucosus Grube, 1840 accepted as Astrospartus mediterraneus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Leach, W. E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. R.P. Nodder, London. 2, 1-154., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91182#page/7/mode/1up [details]   
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Gorgonocephalus Leach, 1815. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123586 on 2018-06-24
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-07-12 13:29:01Z
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2018-04-24 13:31:30Z
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original description Leach, W. E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. R.P. Nodder, London. 2, 1-154., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91182#page/7/mode/1up [details]   

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]   

additional source Baker, A. N. (1980). Euryalinid Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) from Australia, New Zealand, and the south-west Pacific Ocean. New Zealand Journal of Zoology. 7, 11-83. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Remark Type species: Asterias caputmedusae Linnaeus, 1758 (as Asterias caput-medusae) by subsequent designation (Clark, 1915). [details]
 



LanguageName 
Japanese テヅルモヅル  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål medusahoder  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk medusahovud  [details]

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