WoRMS taxon details

Ophiopsila Forbes, 1843

123604  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123604)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Forbes, E. 1843. On the radiata of the eastern Mediterranean. Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 19: 143-153. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomy Has been proposed as Amphiuridae. Kept for a long time in Ophiocomidae, but eventually found to form its on family.  
Taxonomy Has been proposed as Amphiuridae. Kept for a long time in Ophiocomidae, but eventually found to form its on family. [details]

Description Description: very long inner tentacle scales, which occur on the egde of the aperture for the tube-feet on the ventral side...  
Description 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.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiopsila Forbes, 1843. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123604 on 2018-11-16
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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2018-03-22 14:58:20Z
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original description Forbes, E. 1843. On the radiata of the eastern Mediterranean. Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 19: 143-153. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofOphianoplus M. Sars, 1859) Sars, M. (1859). Bidrag til Kundskaben om Middelhavets Littoral-Fauna. <em>Nyt Magazin för Naturvidenskaberne.</em> 10, 57-155, 4 pls., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/nytmagazinfornat10phys#page/n1/mode/2up [details]   

taxonomy source O'Hara, T. D.; Stöhr, S.; Hugall, A. F.; Thuy, B.; Martynov, A. (2018). Morphological diagnoses of higher taxa in Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) in support of a new classification. <em>European Journal of Taxonomy.</em> (416)., available online at https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2018.416
page(s): 19 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Has been proposed as Amphiuridae. Kept for a long time in Ophiocomidae, but eventually found to form its on family. [details]

From other sources
Description 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]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Remark Type species: Ophiopsila aranea Forbes, 1843 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]