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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis Müller & Troschel, 1840 
AphiaID: 123564

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 editorOphiolepidina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepididae Ljungman, 1867
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepididae Ljungman, 1867
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioelegans James, 1981 (type species has been transferred, invalidating this genus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiozona Lyman, 1865 (junior synonym)
Sources 
identification resource Hendler, G. 1988. Western Atlantic Ophiolepis (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea): a description of O. pawsoni new species, and a key to the species. Bulletin of Marine Science, 42(2), 265-272., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1988/00000042/00000002/art00007 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis affinis Studer, 1882
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis ailsae Hendler & Turner, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis balatonica Detre & Mihaly, 1987 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis bertrandi Lanquine, 1916 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis biscalata McKnight, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cardioplax Murakami, 1943
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis crassa Nielsen, 1932
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis elegans Lütken, 1859
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis eocaenus (Leriche, 1931) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis falsa Jagt, 2001 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis fulva H.L. Clark, 1940
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis gemma Hendler & Turner, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis gracilis Allman, 1863 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis granulata Kutscher & Jagt, 2000 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis grisea H.L. Clark, 1940
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis impressa Lütken, 1859
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis irregularis Brock, 1888
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis kieri Hendler, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis linea Kutscher & Jagt, 2000 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis nodosa Duncan, 1887
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis pacifica Lütken, 1856
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis paucispina (Say, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis pawsoni Hendler, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis plateia Ziesenhenne, 1940
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis pulchra (Valette, 1915) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis raincsaki Detre, 1983 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis rugosa Koehler, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis shanxiensis Yang, Yin & Lin, 1979 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis ulmensis Boehm 1889 †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis unicolor H.L. Clark, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis variegata Lütken, 1856

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis damesi Wright, 1874 † (nomen dubium, based on indeterminable material)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis elongata (Say, 1825) (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis estarensis Barbier, Debelmas & Latreille, 1957 † (nomen dubium, type specimen indeterminable)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis tenorii (Delle Chiaje, 1825) (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 (alternate representation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis annulata Le Conte, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis annulata (Le Conte, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis annulosa (de Blainville, 1834) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis asperula Philippi, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis asperula (Philippi, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis atacamensis Philippi, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis kroeyeri Lütken, 1856
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis atra Stimpson, 1852 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis atra (Stimpson, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis bigoti Porte, 1927 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza ferrugineum (Boehm, 1889) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis carinata Studer, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioplinthus carinata (Studer, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis chilensis Müller & Troschel, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiophragmus chilensis (Müller & Troschel, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis dubia Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis dubia (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis dubia dubia (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis fürstenbergii (J. Müller, 1847) † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioplinthaca fuerstenbergii (J. Müller, 1847) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis garretti Lyman, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioelegans cincta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis cincta cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis geminata Le Conte, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis geminata (LeConte, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis gracillima Stimpson, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis gracillima (Stimpson, 1854)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis gulinensis Feng, 1985 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHuangzhishania gulinensis (Feng, 1985) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis hispida Le Conte, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocnida hispida (Le Conte, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis imbricata Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioplocus imbricatus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis imbricatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioplocus imbricatus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis januarii Lütken, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioplocus januarii (Lütken, 1856)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis kinbergi (Ljungman, 1866) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis leckenbyi Wright, 1880 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomusium leckenbyi (Wright, 1880) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis limbata Grube, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipholis limbata (Grube, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis atra (Stimpson, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis mirabilis Duncan, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis mirabilis (Duncan, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis murravii Forbes, 1843 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomusium murravii (Forbes, 1843) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis nereis Lütken, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis reticulata (Say, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis perplexus Stimpson, 1855 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Amphiura) perplexus (Stimpson, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis ramsayi Wright, 1866 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomusium ramsayi (Wright, 1866) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis ranvillensis Porte, 1927 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSinosura portei (Guillaume, 1926) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis robusta Ayres, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura robusta (Ayres, 1854)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis savignyi Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis schayeri Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis schayeri (Müller & Troschel, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis scolopendrica Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis sexradia Grube, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis simplex Le Conte, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis simplex (LeConte, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis sundevalli Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura sundevalli (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis tenuis Ayres, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis triloba Lütken, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphionereis annulata (Le Conte, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis uncinata Ayres, 1851 or 1852 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipholis elongata (Say, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis utinomii Irimura, 1967 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioteichus utinomii (Irimura, 1967)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Ophiura annulosa Blainville, 1834 (=Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915) by subsequent designation in Lyman (1865) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123564
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-07-12 13:29:01Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2011-07-07 07:16:16Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiolepis Müller & Troschel, 1840. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123564 on 2014-12-22
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