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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 123622

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 editorOphiactidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767) (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactidae Matsumoto, 1915
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolypholis Duncan, 1880 (synonym)
Sources  original description Müller, J.H.; Troschel, F.H. 1842. System der Asteriden. , 1-134. Vieweg: Braunschweig
page(s): 96 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata japonica (Lyman, 1879) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis japonica Lyman, 1879
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata kennerlyi (Lyman, 1860) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis kennerlyi Lyman, 1860
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata typica H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis bakeri McClendon, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis brachyactis H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis japonica Lyman, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis kennerlyi Lyman, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis longispina H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis mirabilis (Duncan, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis pilosa Djakonov, 1954

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis bellis (Forbes, 1839?) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis caryi Lyman, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis kennerlyi Lyman, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis trispinosa Hess, 1965 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIshidacantha trispinosa (Hess, 1965) †
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Ophiopholis aculeata
Ophiopholis aculeata
[image from typetaxon]
Ophiopholis aculeata
Ophiopholis aculeata
[image from typetaxon]
Ophiopholis aculeata
Ophiopholis aculeata
[image from typetaxon]
Ophiopholis aculeata
Ophiopholis aculeata
[image from typetaxon]
Ophiopholis aculeata
Ophiopholis aculeata
[image from typetaxon]
Ophiopholis aculeata
Ophiopholis aculeata
[image from typetaxon]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123622
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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
2010-05-19 07:58:43Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiopholis Müller & Troschel, 1842. 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=123622 on 2014-09-18
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