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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ophiura Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 123762

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 editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura Lamarck, 1801
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (45 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123762
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2005-08-03 10:03:17Z  changed  Cuvelier, Daphne
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-02-10 18:45:31Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2009-02-16 08:11:15Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias ophiura Linnaeus, 1758. 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=123762 on 2014-09-19
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