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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophytidae 
AphiaID: 196267

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 editorAstrophytidae (Family)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalidae Ljungman, 1867
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophyton Fleming, 1828
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryalida
Source  basis of record 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]

Environment marine
Distribution 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Attributes Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSupporting structure & enclosure Endoskeleton » Structure Solid » Composition Calcareous > High-magnesium calcite (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]

LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196267
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-12-30 14:07:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-09-17 13:16:00Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-06-23 07:41:53Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2009). Astrophytidae. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/Ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196267 on 2017-04-24
   
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