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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila Forbes, 1843 
AphiaID: 123604

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 editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsilinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila aranea Forbes, 1843
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsilinae Matsumoto, 1915
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipsila Verrill, 1899
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphianoplus M. Sars, 1859 (synonym)
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila abscissa Liao, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila annulosa (M. Sars, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila aranea Forbes, 1843
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila bispinosa A.M. Clark, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila brevisquama Koehler, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila californica A.H. Clark, 1921
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila caribea (Ljungman, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila dilatata Koehler, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila fulva Lyman, 1878
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila glabra Koehler, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila guineensis Koehler, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila hartmeyeri Koehler, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila maculata (Verrill, 1899)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila multipapillata Guille & Jangoux, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila multispina Koehler, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila novaezealandiae Baker, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila pantherina Koehler, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila paucispina Koehler, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila picturata Koehler, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila platispina Koehler, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila polyacantha H.L. Clark, 1915
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila polysticta H.L. Clark, 1915
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila riisei Lütken, 1859
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila seminuda A.M. Clark, 1952
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila squamifera Murakami, 1963
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila timida Koehler, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila vittata H.L. Clark, 1918

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila gilletti Kingston, 1980 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila pantherina Koehler, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila platyspina Koehler, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila platispina Koehler, 1914
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius limatus Humes, 1978 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Has been proposed as Amphiuridae, but doubtful. Tentatively kept in Ophiocomidae, but needs to be revised. [details]

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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123604
Taxonomic
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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
2008-10-15 08:22:19Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2010-12-03 12:08:34Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2011-04-01 12:34:21Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2011-06-23 07:30:12Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiopsila Forbes, 1843. 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=123604 on 2014-12-28
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