WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila Forbes, 1843

123604

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123604

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Has been proposed as Amphiuridae, but...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Has been proposed as Amphiuridae, but doubtful. Tentatively kept in Ophiocomidae, but needs to be revised. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: very long inner tentacle scales,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: very long inner tentacle scales, which occur on the egde of the aperture for the tube-feet on the ventral side of each arm (Richmond, 1998). [details]
Stöhr, S.; Hansson, H. (2017). Ophiopsila Forbes, 1843. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123604 on 2017-11-20

Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-07-12 13:29:01Z
checked
2008-10-15 08:22:19Z
changed
2010-12-03 12:08:34Z
changed
2011-04-01 12:34:21Z
changed
2011-06-23 07:30:12Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphianoplus M. Sars, 1859) Sars, M. (1859). Bidrag til Kundskaben om Middelhavets Littoral-Fauna. Nyt Magazin för Naturvidenskaberne. 10, 57-155, 4 pls., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/nytmagazinfornat10phys#page/n1/mode/2up [details]   

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]   

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] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipsila Verrill, 1899) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphianoplus M. Sars, 1859) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Has been proposed as Amphiuridae, but doubtful. Tentatively kept in Ophiocomidae, but needs to be revised. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: very long inner tentacle scales, which occur on the egde of the aperture for the tube-feet on the ventral side of each arm (Richmond, 1998). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Ophiopsila aranea Forbes, 1843 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 



Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius limatus Humes, 1978 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)