WoRMS taxon details

Ophiuroidea

123084  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123084)

Gray, 1840
accepted
Class
Subclass Myophiuroidea
Order Ophiuroidea Incertae sedis

Order Euryalae accepted as Euryalida (synonym)
Order Gnatophiurida accepted as Gnathophiurina
Order Ophiurae accepted as Ophiurida (synonym)
Order Phrynophiurida (systematic revision)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Taxonomy In the current Linnean system Ophiuroidea is regarded as a class. Following a more phylogenetic view its parent would be...  
Taxonomy In the current Linnean system Ophiuroidea is regarded as a class. Following a more phylogenetic view its parent would be Asterozoa according to a popular hypothesis. However, according to another equally parsimonious view, Ophiuroidea and Asteroidea are not sister taxa, which invalidates Asterozoa as their parent. [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiuroidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123084 on 2018-07-22
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-03-30 14:51:54Z
changed
2005-06-23 08:37:48Z
changed
2007-02-27 14:41:25Z
changed
2009-06-22 07:47:14Z
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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]   

identification resource Paterson, G.L.J. (1985). The deep-sea Ophiuroidea of the north Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 49(1): 1-162., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2273511 [details]   

identification resource Fell, H.B. (1960). Synoptic Keys to the Genera of Ophiuroidea, Zoology Publications, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 26: 1-44, available online at http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Vic26Zool.html [details]   

identification resource Koehler, R. (1904). Ophiures de l'expédition du Siboga. Part 1. Ophiures de mer profonde. In: Weber, Siboga Expeditie. M. E.J. Brill, Leiden. 45a, 1-176. [details]   

identification resource Fell, H. B. (1961). The fauna of the Ross Sea. Part 1. Ophiuroidea. New Zealand Oceanographic Institute Memoir. 18: 1-79, 19 pls. [details]   

identification resource Koehler, R. 1922. Ophiurans of the Philippine Seas and adjacent waters. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin, 100(5), 1-486., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.32917 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Taxonomy In the current Linnean system Ophiuroidea is regarded as a class. Following a more phylogenetic view its parent would be Asterozoa according to a popular hypothesis. However, according to another equally parsimonious view, Ophiuroidea and Asteroidea are not sister taxa, which invalidates Asterozoa as their parent. [details]
 



LanguageName 
Dutch slangsterren  [details]
English brittlestarsbrittle stars  [details]
German Schlangensterne  [details]
Japanese クモヒトデ/蛇尾  [details]
Swedish ormstjärnor  [details]