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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura robusta (Ayres, 1854) 
AphiaID: 124933

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura Lamarck, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioglypha robusta Ayres, 1851
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis robusta Ayres, 1854 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura fasciculata Forbes, 1854 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura squamosa Lütken, 1859 (synonym)
Sources  original description Ayres, W. O. 1854. Descriptions of new species of Ophiuridae. Proceedings Boston Society Natural History, 4, 133-135, 248-250. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordlig slangestjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordleg slangestjerne  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormindre fransormstjärna  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern North Pacific [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEngland [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Coast of England  [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScotland [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]

Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (49 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Macrozoobenthos communities of Svalbard 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Ayres, 1851 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Ophiopluteus larva. April-May [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution In depths of more than 40 m, on rougher ground than other Ophiura species, off the northeast coast of Britain, occasional in the northern North Sea [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait), lower North Shore, North and South slope of Anticosti Island; western slope of Newfoundland, including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50m in the area southwest of Newfoundland; Cape Hatteras [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Ophiura robusta
Ophiura robusta
Ophiura robusta
Ophiura robusta
Ophiura robusta
Ophiura robusta
Ophiura robusta-oral view
Ophiura robusta-oral view
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124933
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2011-05-06 07:12:54Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiura robusta (Ayres, 1854). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124933 on 2014-08-23
  
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