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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeltis securigera Düben & Koren, 1846 
AphiaID: 125105

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 editorAmphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeltis (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Ophiopeltis) securigera (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeltis Düben & Koren, 1846
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeltis Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura Forbes, 1843
Sources  original description von Düben, M.W.; Koren, J. (1846). Öfversigt af Skandinaviens Echinodermer [Overview of Scandinavian Echinodermata]. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 1844: 229-328, plates VI-XI (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorShetlands [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDevon [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution In depths of 20 to more than 200 m, amogst gravel or coiled up in empty shells. Occurs rather sporadically around western coasts of the British Isles from Devon to Shetland, including the Irish Sea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125105
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiopeltis securigera Düben & Koren, 1846. 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=125105 on 2014-08-27
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