WoRMS taxon details

Ophiolepis Müller & Troschel, 1840

123564  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123564)

accepted
Genus
Ophioelegans James, 1981 (type species has been transferred, invalidating this genus)
Ophiozona Lyman, 1865 (junior synonym)
Species Ophiolepis affinis Studer, 1882
Species Ophiolepis ailsae Hendler & Turner, 1987
Species Ophiolepis balatonica Detre & Mihaly, 1987 †
Species Ophiolepis barbarae (Boone, 1928)
Species Ophiolepis bertrandi Lanquine, 1916 †
Species Ophiolepis biscalata McKnight, 2003
Species Ophiolepis cardioplax Murakami, 1943
Species Ophiolepis cavitata Okanishi & Fujita, 2018
Species Ophiolepis crassa Nielsen, 1932
Species Ophiolepis elegans Lütken, 1859
Species Ophiolepis eocaenus (Leriche, 1931) †
Species Ophiolepis falsa Jagt, 2001 †
Species Ophiolepis fulva H.L. Clark, 1940
Species Ophiolepis gemma Hendler & Turner, 1987
Species Ophiolepis gracilis Allman, 1863 †
Species Ophiolepis granulata Kutscher & Jagt, 2000 †
Species Ophiolepis grisea H.L. Clark, 1940
Species Ophiolepis impressa Lütken, 1859
Species Ophiolepis irregularis Brock, 1888
Species Ophiolepis kieri Hendler, 1979
Species Ophiolepis linea Kutscher & Jagt, 2000 †
Species Ophiolepis nodosa Duncan, 1887
Species Ophiolepis pacifica Lütken, 1856
Species Ophiolepis paucispina (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiolepis pawsoni Hendler, 1988
Species Ophiolepis plateia Ziesenhenne, 1940
Species Ophiolepis pulchra (Valette, 1915) †
Species Ophiolepis raincsaki Detre, 1983 †
Species Ophiolepis rugosa Koehler, 1898
Species Ophiolepis shanxiensis Yang, Yin & Lin, 1979 †
Species Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915
Species Ophiolepis ulmensis Boehm, 1889 †
Species Ophiolepis unicolor H.L. Clark, 1938
Species Ophiolepis variegata Lütken, 1856

Species Ophiolepis damesi Wright, 1874 † (nomen dubium, based on indeterminable material)
Species Ophiolepis elongata (Say, 1825) (nomen dubium)
Species Ophiolepis estarensis Barbier, Debelmas & Latreille, 1957 † (nomen dubium, type specimen indeterminable)
Species Ophiolepis tenorii (Delle Chiaje, 1825) (nomen dubium)

Species Ophiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 represented as Ophiolepis cincta cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842

Species Ophiolepis annulata Le Conte, 1851 accepted as Ophionereis annulata (Le Conte, 1851)
Species Ophiolepis annulosa (de Blainville, 1834) accepted as Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915 (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis asperula Philippi, 1858 accepted as Ophiactis asperula (Philippi, 1858)
Species Ophiolepis atacamensis Philippi, 1860 accepted as Ophiactis kroeyeri Lütken, 1856
Species Ophiolepis atra Stimpson, 1852 accepted as Microphiopholis atra (Stimpson, 1852) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis bigoti Porte, 1927 † accepted as Ophiopeza ferrugineum (Boehm, 1889) †
Species Ophiolepis carinata Studer, 1876 accepted as Ophioplinthus carinata (Studer, 1876) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis chilensis Müller & Troschel, 1843 accepted as Ophiophragmus chilensis (Müller & Troschel, 1843)
Species Ophiolepis dubia Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Ophionereis dubia (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Ophionereis dubia dubia (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Ophiolepis fürstenbergii (J. Müller, 1847) † accepted as Ophioplinthaca fuerstenbergii (J. Müller, 1847) †
Species Ophiolepis garretti Lyman, 1861 accepted as Ophioelegans cincta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Ophiolepis cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842 represented as Ophiolepis cincta cincta Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Ophiolepis geminata Le Conte, 1851 accepted as Microphiopholis geminata (LeConte, 1851) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis gracillima Stimpson, 1854 accepted as Microphiopholis gracillima (Stimpson, 1854) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis gulinensis Feng, 1985 † accepted as Huangzhishania gulinensis (Feng, 1985) †
Species Ophiolepis hispida Le Conte, 1851 accepted as Ophiocnida hispida (Le Conte, 1851) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis imbricata Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Ophioplocus imbricatus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Ophiolepis imbricatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Ophioplocus imbricatus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Ophiolepis januarii Lütken, 1856 accepted as Ophioplocus januarii (Lütken, 1856)
Species Ophiolepis kinbergi (Ljungman, 1866) accepted as Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis leckenbyi Wright, 1880 † accepted as Ophiomusium leckenbyi (Wright, 1880) † accepted as Enakomusium leckenbyi (Wright, 1880) †
Species Ophiolepis limbata Grube, 1857 accepted as Amphipholis limbata (Grube, 1857) accepted as Microphiopholis atra (Stimpson, 1852)
Species Ophiolepis mirabilis Duncan, 1879 accepted as Ophiopholis mirabilis (Duncan, 1879)
Species Ophiolepis murravii Forbes, 1843 † accepted as Ophiomusium murravii (Forbes, 1843) †
Species Ophiolepis nereis Lütken, 1856 accepted as Ophionereis reticulata (Say, 1825) (synonymized by Lyman (1882))
Species Ophiolepis perplexus Stimpson, 1855 accepted as Amphiura (Amphiura) perplexus (Stimpson, 1855)
Species Ophiolepis ramsayi Wright, 1866 † accepted as Ophiomusium ramsayi (Wright, 1866) †
Species Ophiolepis ranvillensis Porte, 1927 † accepted as Sinosura portei (Guillaume, 1926) †
Species Ophiolepis robusta Ayres, 1852 accepted as Ophiura robusta (Ayres, 1852) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis savignyi Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Ophiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis schayeri Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Ophionereis schayeri (Müller & Troschel, 1844)
Species Ophiolepis scolopendrica Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis sexradia Grube, 1857 accepted as Ophiactis savignyi (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Ophiolepis simplex Le Conte, 1851 accepted as Ophiactis simplex (LeConte, 1851)
Species Ophiolepis sundevalli Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Amphiura sundevalli (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Ophiolepis tenuis Ayres, 1852 accepted as Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (synonymized by H.L. Clark (1915))
Species Ophiolepis triloba Lütken, 1856 accepted as Ophionereis annulata (Le Conte, 1851)
Species Ophiolepis uncinata Ayres, 1852 accepted as Hemipholis elongata (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiolepis utinomii Irimura, 1967 accepted as Ophioteichus utinomii (Irimura, 1967) (transferred to Ophioteichus by Pineda-Enriquez et al. (2014))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiolepis Müller & Troschel, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123564 on 2018-11-22
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-07-12 13:29:01Z
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2011-07-07 07:16:16Z
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original description  (ofOphioelegans James, 1981) James, D.B. 1981. Studies on Indian echinoderms - 8. On a new genus Ophioelegans (Ophiuroidea: Ophiuridae) with notes on Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1938. Journal of the marine biological Association of India, 23(1&2), 15-18. [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cherbonnier, G.; Guille, A. (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. <em>Faune de Madagascar, 48.</em> Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): Paris. ISBN 2-222-02341-6. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Remark Type species: Ophiura annulosa Blainville, 1834 (=Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915) by subsequent designation in Lyman (1865) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]