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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767) 
AphiaID: 125125

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 editorOphiopholis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis Müller & Troschel, 1842
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis Müller & Troschel, 1842
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma bellis ?Forbes, 1839 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis scolopendrica Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata typica H.L. Clark, 1911 (this is Clark's typical form, not a new subspecies)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis bellis (Forbes, 1839?)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolypholis echinata Duncan, 18?? (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 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrevice brittlestar  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorophiure pâquerette  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkameleonslangestjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkameleonslangestjerne  [details]
Swedish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormosaikormstjärna  [details]
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taxa (3)

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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)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScandinavia [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalestris longimana Claus, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThespesiopsyllus paradoxus (Sars G.O., 1913) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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 editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (51 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (236 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 GenBank (40 nucleotides; 54 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic to Cape Cod [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Circumpolar [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125125
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S.; Hansson, H. (2007). Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2016). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125125 on 2016-07-25
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