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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis balli (W. Thompson, 1840) 
AphiaID: 125110

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis Lütken, 1856
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura balli M. Sars, 1861
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma balli W. Thomson, 1840 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma goodsiri Forbes, 1840 (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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfinfjällig korallormstjärna  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Coast of France [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanaries [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFaroe Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Coast of England [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of England [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Ophiopluteus larva. Summer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution In depths of 30 to more than 200 m, in crevices in rocks, stones, shells, worm tubes, etc. often with Ophiopholis aculeata. Common oof the south, west and northeast coasts of the British Isles [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125110
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-06-09 16:13:42Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-04-01 08:13:38Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiactis balli (W. Thompson, 1840). 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=125110 on 2014-07-29
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