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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus pectinatus Mortensen, 1933 
AphiaID: 213164

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus pustulatum (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus Leach, 1815
Sources  original description Mortensen, T. (1933). Echinoderms of South Africa (Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea). Vidensk. Meddel. Kjobenhavn 93: 215-490. [details]

source of synonymy Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]

Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa.Type locality: off East London, South Africa, 375m (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213164
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2000-04-13 19:06:52Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Gorgonocephalus pectinatus Mortensen, 1933. 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=213164 on 2014-07-29
  
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