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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 124967

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 editorEuryalida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus Leach, 1815
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus Leach, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias caput-medusae Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophyton linckii Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophyton scutatum Fleming, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus linckii Lyman, 1882 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus scutatum (Fleming, 1828) (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormedusahuvud  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Iceland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIceland [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Ireland [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 editorShetland Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOrkney Islands [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Scotland [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 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 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 editorBreeding Eggs released, larvae not known. Juveniles of the Arctic species G. eucnemis are known to live on, or in, the polyps of alcyonarians (Patent, 1970) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution In depths of more than 150 m, on rough ground where currents are strong, off northern Scotland, the Orkneys and Shetlands, deeper than 200 m west of Ireland [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124967
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Gorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=124967 on 2014-12-27
  
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