WoRMS taxon details

Ophiura Lamarck, 1801

123574  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123574)

accepted
Genus
Asterias ophiura Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758) (type by subsequent designation)
Subgenus Ophiura (Aspidura) von Hagenow, 1840
Subgenus Ophiura (Dictenophiura) H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) anoidea H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) caledonica (Koehler, 1907)
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) carnea Lütken, 1858
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) ctenophora (H.L. Clark, 1909)
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) platyacantha McKnight, 2003
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) squamosa Baker, 1979
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) stellata (Studer, 1882)
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) micracantha H.L. Clark, 1911 represented as Ophiura micracantha H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) ooplax (H.L. Clark, 1911) represented as Ophiura ooplax (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiura (Dictenophiura) kinbergi (Ljungman, 1866) accepted as Ophiuroglypha kinbergi (Ljungman, 1866)
Subgenus Ophiura (Ophiura) Lamarck, 1801
Species Ophiura acervata (Lyman, 1869)
Species Ophiura aequalis (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura albata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura albida Forbes, 1839
Species Ophiura amphitrites (Bell, 1888)
Species Ophiura atacta H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura bathybia H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura calyptolepis H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura clemens (Koehler, 1904)
Species Ophiura crassa Mortensen, 1936
Species Ophiura cryptolepis H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura falcifera (Lyman, 1869)
Species Ophiura fallax Cherbonnier, 1959
Species Ophiura flagellata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura flexibilis (Koehler, 1911)
Species Ophiura floscellata Hertz, 1926
Species Ophiura fluctuans Koehler, 1922
Species Ophiura fraterna (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura gagara Djakonov, 1949
Species Ophiura grubei Heller, 1863
Species Ophiura imbecillis (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura imprudens (Koehler, 1906)
Species Ophiura indica (Brock, 1888)
Species Ophiura innoxia (Koehler, 1906)
Species Ophiura kofoidi McClendon, 1909
Species Ophiura lanceolata H.L. Clark, 1939
Species Ophiura lenticularis (Koehler, 1908)
Species Ophiura leptoctenia H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura lienosa (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura ljungmani (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura luetkenii (Lyman, 1860)
Species Ophiura maculata (Ludwig, 1886)
Species Ophiura micracantha H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura mimaria (Koehler, 1908)
Species Ophiura mitescens Koehler, 1922
Species Ophiura monostoecha H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura nitida Mortensen, 1933
Species Ophiura ooplax (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Ophiura ossiculata (Koehler, 1908)
Species Ophiura palliata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura paucisquama Matsumoto, 1917
Species Ophiura plana (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899)
Species Ophiura podica (Koehler, 1910)
Species Ophiura pteracantha Liao, 1982
Species Ophiura quadrispina H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura robusta (Ayres, 1852)
Species Ophiura rouchi (Koehler, 1912)
Species Ophiura sarsii Lütken, 1855
Species Ophiura saurura (Verrill, 1894)
Species Ophiura stenobrachia H.L. Clark, 1917
Species Ophiura tenera (Lyman, 1883)
Species Ophiura umitakamaruae Seno & Irimura, 1968
Species Ophiura undulata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura verrucosa (Studer, 1876)
Species Ophiura violainae (Cherbonnier & Sibuet, 1972)
Species Ophiura zebra Djakonov, 1954

Species Ophiura koreni Jarshinsky (taxon inquirendum)
Species Ophiura kurilensis Baranova (taxon inquirendum)
Species Ophiura minuta Risso, 1826 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Ophiura neglecta Johnston, 1935 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Ophiura rondeletii Risso, 1826 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Ophiura elongata Say, 1825 (nomen dubium, synonymized by Lyman (1865), nomen dubium acc. to Hendler (2011))
Species Ophiura rufescens accepted as Ophiotreta valenciennesi rufescens (Koehler, 1896) accepted as Ophiotreta valenciennesi (Lyman, 1879) (nomen dubium, unclear origin, perhaps misprint in Belloc (1950))
Species Ophiura tenorii (Delle Chiaje, 1825) (nomen dubium)
Species Ophiura verrucosa McKnight, 2003 (nomen dubium, homonym of O. verrucosa (Studer, 1876))

Species Ophiura brevicauda Lyman (nomen nudum)
Species Ophiura rubicunda Lyman, ???? (nomen nudum)

Species Ophiura ambigua (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) ambigua (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha ambigua (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura brevispinosa H.L. Clark, 1915 represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) brevispinosa H.L. Clark, 1915 accepted as Ophiuroglypha brevispinosa H.L. Clark, 1915
Species Ophiura carnea Lütken, 1858 represented as Ophiura (Dictenophiura) carnea Lütken, 1858
Species Ophiura costata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata costata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha costata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiuroglypha costata costata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura euryplax (H.L. Clark, 1939) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) euryplax (H.L. Clark, 1939) accepted as Ophiuroglypha euryplax (H.L. Clark, 1939)
Species Ophiura irrorata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiuroglypha irrorata irrorata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura jejuna (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) jejuna (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha jejuna (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura lymani (Ljungman, 1871) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) lymani (Ljungman, 1871) accepted as Ophiuroglypha lymani (Ljungman, 1871)
Species Ophiura mundata (Koehler, 1906) represented as Ophiura (Ophiura) mundata (Koehler, 1906)
Species Ophiura nana (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) represented as Ophiura (Ophiura) nana (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899)
Species Ophiura rugosa (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) rugosa (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha rugosa (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura scomba Paterson, 1985 represented as Ophiura (Ophiura) scomba Paterson, 1985
Species Ophiura scutellata (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) represented as Ophiura (Ophiura) scutellata (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899)
Species Ophiura spinicantha McKnight, 2003 represented as Ophiura (Ophiura) spinicantha McKnight, 2003
Species Ophiura trimeni Bell, 1905 represented as Ophiura (Ophiura) trimeni Bell, 1905

Subgenus Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) Hertz, 1927 accepted as Ophiuroglypha Hertz, 1927 (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) verrucosa McKnight, 2003 (temporary name, junior homonym of O. verrucosa (Studer, 1876))
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata costata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha costata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiuroglypha costata costata (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) aequatoris Hertz, 1927 accepted as Ophiuroglypha aequatoris Hertz, 1927 (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) ambigua (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha ambigua (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) arntzi Manso, 2010 accepted as Ophiuroglypha arntzi Manso, 2010 (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) brevispina (E. A. Smith, 1876) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) brevispinosa H.L. Clark, 1915 accepted as Ophiuroglypha brevispinosa H.L. Clark, 1915 (homonym of O. brevispina Say, 1825)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) brevispinosa H.L. Clark, 1915 accepted as Ophiuroglypha brevispinosa H.L. Clark, 1915 (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) capensis (Bell, 1905) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata costata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha costata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiuroglypha costata costata (Lyman, 1878) (synonym acc. to H.L. Clark (1923))
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) carinifera (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiuroglypha carinifera Koehler, 1901 (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) concreta (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata concreta (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata concreta (Koehler, 1901)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) euryplax (H.L. Clark, 1939) accepted as Ophiuroglypha euryplax (H.L. Clark, 1939) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) glypta (H.L. Clark, 1939) accepted as Ophioplinthus glypta (H.L. Clark, 1939) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) intorta (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophioplinthus intorta (Lyman, 1878) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiuroglypha irrorata irrorata (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) jejuna (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha jejuna (Lyman, 1878) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 accepted as Ophiuroglypha kinbergi (Ljungman, 1866) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) lymani (Ljungman, 1871) accepted as Ophiuroglypha lymani (Ljungman, 1871) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) mundata (Koehler, 1906) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiura) mundata (Koehler, 1906) (acc. to Paterson (1985))
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) rugosa (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha rugosa (Lyman, 1878) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. 2018)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) schmidtotti (Hertz, 1927) accepted as Ophiuroglypha schmidtotti (Lyman, 1878) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) tumida Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) costata tumida Mortensen, 1933
Species Ophiura abyssicola Forbes, 1843 accepted as Ophiocten abyssicolum (Forbes, 1843)
Species Ophiura affinis Lütken, 1858 accepted as Ophiocten affinis (Lütken, 1858) (synonym)
Species Ophiura africana (Koehler, 1923) accepted as Ophiura grubei Heller, 1863
Species Ophiura amitina (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiocten amitinum Lyman, 1878
Species Ophiura anceps (Koehler, 1908) accepted as Ophioplinthus anceps (Koehler, 1908) (synonym)
Species Ophiura angulata Say, 1825 accepted as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) angulata (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiura annulosa Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophiomastix annulosa (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Ophiura annulosa de Blainville, 1834 accepted as Ophiolepis superba H.L. Clark, 1915 (homonym)
Species Ophiura appressa Say, 1825 accepted as Ophioderma appressum (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiura arctica Lütken, 1855 accepted as Ophiura sarsii Lütken, 1855 (synonym acc. to H.L. Clark (1915))
Species Ophiura aurantiaca (Verrill, 1882) accepted as Ophiopleura inermis (Lyman, 1878) (synonym)
Species Ophiura aurora Risso, 1826 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Ophiura bellis Fleming, 1828 accepted as Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Ophiura bellis Johnston, 1935 accepted as Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Ophiura brachiactis H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Stegophiura brachyactis (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura brachiata (Montagu, 1804) accepted as Acrocnida brachiata (Montagu, 1804)
Species Ophiura brachyactis H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Stegophiura brachyactis (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura bracteata Johnston, 1935 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Ophiura brevispina Say, 1825 accepted as Ophioderma brevispinum (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiura brevispinum Say, 1825 accepted as Ophioderma brevispina (Say, 1825) accepted as Ophioderma brevispinum (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiura capensis (Bell, 1905) accepted as Ophiuroglypha capensis (Bell, 1905)
Species Ophiura carinata (Koehler, 1900) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) carinifera (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiuroglypha carinifera Koehler, 1901
Species Ophiura chathamensis Fell, 1952 accepted as Ophiura ooplax (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura ciliaris Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophiothrix (Ophiothrix) ciliaris (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Ophiura ciliata (Bruzelius in Retzius, 1783) non (O.F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Ophiura cinerea (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Ophioderma cinerea Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Ophioderma cinereum Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Ophiura clasta H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophioplinthus clasta (H.L. Clark, 1911) (synonym)
Species Ophiura concreta (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata concreta (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata concreta (Koehler, 1901) (Reduced to subspecies)
Species Ophiura coriacea Lütken, 1855 accepted as Ophiura sarsii Lütken, 1855 (synonymized by Lyman (1882))
Species Ophiura crassispina Say, 1825 accepted as Ophiocoma echinata (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Ophiura ctenophora H.L. Clark, 1909 accepted as Dictenophiura ctenophora (H.L. Clark, 1909) accepted as Ophiura (Dictenophiura) ctenophora (H.L. Clark, 1909)
Species Ophiura cylindrica Hutton, 1872 accepted as Ophiopeza cylindrica (Hutton, 1872)
Species Ophiura daniana Verrill, 1867 accepted as Diopederma daniana (Verrill, 1867)
Species Ophiura divisa (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) accepted as Ophioplinthus divisa (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) (synonym)
Species Ophiura doederleini (Köhler, 1901) accepted as Ophiogona doederleini (Koehler, 1901) (synonym)
Species Ophiura echinata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophiocoma echinata (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Ophiura elegans Leach, 1815 accepted as Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (suppressed by ICZN)
Species Ophiura fasciculata Forbes, 1854 accepted as Ophiura robusta (Ayres, 1852) (synonym)
Species Ophiura fisheri A.H. Clark, 1949 accepted as Amphiophiura fisheri (A.H. Clark, 1949)
Species Ophiura flaccida Say, 1825 accepted as Ophiomyxa flaccida (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiura frigida (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophioplinthus frigida (Koehler, 1901) (synonym)
Species Ophiura glypta (H.L. Clark, 1939) accepted as Ophioplinthus glypta (H.L. Clark, 1939) (synonym)
Species Ophiura glyptodisca H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Aspidophiura forbesi (Duncan, 1879)
Species Ophiura granulata Johnston, 1935 accepted as Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (synonym)
Species Ophiura hadra H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Amphiophiura superba (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) (synonym)
Species Ophiura hastata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiocten hastatum Lyman, 1878
Species Ophiura holmesii Lyman, 1860 accepted as Ophioderma holmesii (Lyman, 1860)
Species Ophiura incrassata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophiarachna incrassata (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Ophiura inermis (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiopleura inermis (Lyman, 1878) (synonym)
Species Ophiura inflata (Koehler, 1897) accepted as Ophioplinthus inflata (Koehler, 1897) (synonym)
Species Ophiura involuta (Koehler, 1899) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata irrorata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata irrorata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura isocantha Say, 1825 accepted as Ophiostigma isocanthum (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiura januarii (Lütken, 1856) accepted as Ophioplocus januarii (Lütken, 1856)
Species Ophiura kermadecensis Benham, 1911 accepted as Amphiophiura kermadecensis (Benham, 1911) (transferred by H.L. Clark (1915))
Species Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 accepted as Ophiuroglypha kinbergi (Ljungman, 1866)
Species Ophiura koehleri Bell, 1908 accepted as Ophioperla koehleri (Bell, 1908)
Species Ophiura lacazei (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Amphiophiura lacazei (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura lacertosa Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Ophiura laevis Lyman, 1865 accepted as Ophioderma longicauda (Bruzelius, 1805) accepted as Ophioderma longicaudum (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
Species Ophiura lapidaria (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Amphiophiura lapidaria (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura lepida (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiura ljungmani (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura longipeda Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Macrophiothrix longipeda (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Ophiura loveni (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata loveni (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata loveni (Lyman, 1878) (synonym acc. to Paterson (1985))
Species Ophiura madseni (Belyaev & Litvinova, 1972) accepted as Ophioplinthus madseni (Belyaev & Litvinova, 1972) (synonym)
Species Ophiura marmorata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophiocnemis marmorata (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Ophiura megapoma H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Amphiophiura megapoma (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura meridionalis (Lyman, 1879) accepted as Ophiomastus meridionalis (Lyman, 1879) (transferred by Bernasconi & d'Agostino (1978))
Species Ophiura monaria A.H. Clark, 1949 accepted as Amphiophiura insolita (Koehler, 1904)
Species Ophiura nereidina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Macrophiothrix nereidina (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Ophiura nodosa Lütken, 1855 accepted as Stegophiura nodosa (Lütken, 1855) (synonym)
Species Ophiura oediplax H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Amphiophiura oediplax (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura oligopora H.L. Clark, 1913 accepted as Amphiophiura oligopora (H.L. Clark, 1913) (synonym)
Species Ophiura pallida Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophioderma pallidum (Verrill, 1899) (transferred to Ophioderma by H.L. Clark (1915))
Species Ophiura panamensis (Lütken, 1859) accepted as Ophioderma panamensis Lütken, 1859 accepted as Ophioderma panamense Lütken, 1859
Species Ophiura paucispina Say, 1825 accepted as Ophiolepis paucispina (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiura penichra H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Amphiophiura penichra (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura pentagona Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophiomyxa pentagona (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Ophiura pomphophora H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Amphiophiura pomphophora (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura ponderosa (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Stegophiura ponderosa (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura quinquemaculata Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Ophiothrix quinquemaculata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (synonym)
Species Ophiura reticulata Say, 1825 accepted as Ophionereis reticulata (Say, 1825) (synonym)
Species Ophiura rosularia Grube accepted as Ophiacantha setosa (Bruzelius, 1805)
Species Ophiura sarsi (unaccepted, grammatically incorrect spelling)
Species Ophiura schmidt-otti Hertz, 1927 (unaccepted)
Species Ophiura scolopendrina Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Ophiura scutellum Grube, 1840 (unaccepted, transferred to Ophionyx by Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Ophiura sericea Forbes, 1852 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Ophiura serrata Mortensen, 1936 (unaccepted, listed as Ophiomastus by Bernasconi & d'Agostino (1973))
Species Ophiura setosa Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Ophiura signata (Verrill, 1882) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Ophiura skoogi Koehler, 1923 (unaccepted)
Species Ophiura spinulosa Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, transferred to Ophiothrix by Müller & Troschel (1840))
Species Ophiura squamata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, transferred to Ophiocoma by Müller & Troschel (1842))
Species Ophiura squamosa Lütken, 1859 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Ophiura stiphra H.L. Clark, 1911 (unaccepted)
Species Ophiura stuwitzii Lütken, 1857 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Ophiura superba (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Ophiura teres Lyman, 1860 (unaccepted)
Species Ophiura textura (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym and misspelling)
Species Ophiura texturata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, superceded junior synonym)
Species Ophiura tongana Lyman, 1882 (unaccepted, synonymized with O. leonis by Ziesenhenne (1955))
Species Ophiura tumida Mortensen, 1933 (unaccepted)
Species Ophiura ursula A.H. Clark, 1949 (unaccepted)
Species Ophiura vadicola Djakonov, 1954 (unaccepted, erroneously on species level)
Species Ophiura variegata (Lütken, 1856) (unaccepted, transferred to Ophiura by Verrill (1867), who considered both synonymous)
Species Ophiura victoriae (Bell, 1902) (unaccepted, synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lamarck, J. B. (1801). Système des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; Présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'apres la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; Précédé du discours d'ouverture du Cours de Zoologie, donné dans le Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle l'an 8 de la République. Published by the author and Deterville, Paris: viii + 432 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14117719 [details]   
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2020). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophiura Lamarck, 1801. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123574 on 2020-06-07
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original description Lamarck, J. B. (1801). Système des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; Présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'apres la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; Précédé du discours d'ouverture du Cours de Zoologie, donné dans le Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle l'an 8 de la République. Published by the author and Deterville, Paris: viii + 432 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14117719 [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 Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Melville, R. V. (1980). Opinion 1152. Ophiura Lamarck, 1801 and Ophioderma Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Ophiuroidea): ruling on application of these names. <em>Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.</em> 37(2): 78-80. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]