WoRMS taxon details

Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)

125125  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125125)

accepted
Species

Subspecies Ophiopholis aculeata japonica (Lyman, 1879) accepted as Ophiopholis japonica Lyman, 1879 (recognized on species level)
Subspecies Ophiopholis aculeata kennerlyi (Lyman, 1860) accepted as Ophiopholis kennerlyi Lyman, 1860 (synonym)
Subspecies Ophiopholis aculeata typica H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767) (this is Clark's typical form, not a new subspecies)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofAsterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Arctic to Cape Cod  
Distribution Arctic to Cape Cod [details]

Distribution Circumpolar  
Distribution Circumpolar [details]

Distribution Common on the lower shore and sublittoral region of the northern coast of British Isles and down to at least 100 m depth...  
Distribution Common on the lower shore and sublittoral region of the northern coast of British Isles and down to at least 100 m depth off western coasts; absent from the English Channel and southern North Sea [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125125 on 2018-04-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description  (ofOphiolepis scolopendrica Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofPolypholis echinata Duncan, 1880) Duncan, P. M. (1880). On a Synthetic Type of Ophiurid from the North Atlantic. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology. 15(82): 73-78., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1880.tb00342.x [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofOphiopholis aculeata typica H.L. Clark, 1911) Clark, H. L. (1911). North Pacific Ophiurans in the collection of the United States National Museum. Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin. 75: 1-302.
page(s): 116 [details]   

original description  (ofOphiura bellis Fleming, 1828) Fleming J. (1828). A history of British animals, exhibiting the descriptive characters and systematical arrangement of the genera and species of quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the indigenous, extirpated, and extinct kinds, together with periodical and occasional observations. xxiii + 565 pp. (+ 1 p. corrigenda). Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute / London: J. Duncan. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18569  [details]   

original description  (ofOphiura bellis Johnston, 1935) Johnston, G. (1935). Illustrations in British Zoology. Magazine of natural history and journal of zoology, botany, mineralogy, geology and meteorology. 8: 594-596.
page(s): 594 [details]   

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]   

additional source Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. (1984). Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.  [details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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] 

basis of record  (ofOphiopholis bellis (Forbes, 1839?)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOphiocoma bellis (Fleming, 1828)) 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]   

basis of record  (ofOphiocoma bellis (Fleming, 1828)) Forbes, E. 1839. On the Asteriadae of the Irish Sea. Memoirs of the Wernerian Society, 8, 1-114. [details]   

additional source  (ofOphiolepis scolopendrica Müller & Troschel, 1842) 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] 

basis of record  (ofOphiolepis scolopendrica Müller & Troschel, 1842) 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]   

basis of record  (ofPolypholis echinata Duncan, 1880) 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]   

basis of record  (ofOphiura bellis Fleming, 1828) Forbes, E. 1839. On the Asteriadae of the Irish Sea. Memoirs of the Wernerian Society, 8, 1-114. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Smirnov I.S., Piepenburg D., Ahearn C., Juterzenka K.V. (2014). Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Ophiuroidea. Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 192–209 [in English]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Breeding Ophiopluteus larva [details]

Distribution Arctic to Cape Cod [details]

Distribution Circumpolar [details]

Distribution Common on the lower shore and sublittoral region of the northern coast of British Isles and down to at least 100 m depth off western coasts; absent from the English Channel and southern North Sea [details]

Habitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
English crevice brittlestar  [details]
French ophiure pâquerette  [details]
Japanese ヒナギククモヒトデ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kameleonslangestjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kameleonslangestjerne  [details]
Swedish mosaikormstjärna  [details]