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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789) 
AphiaID: 125131

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 editorOphiotrichidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteria cuvieri Delle Chiaje, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteria ferrussacii Delle Chiaje, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinata Delle Chiaje, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fragilis Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubra Delle Chiaje, 18?? (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma minuta Forbes, 1839 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma rosula Forbes, 1839 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix alba Grube, 1857 (synonym acc. to H.L. Clark (1915))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix alopecurus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix echinata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix ferussacii (Delle Chiaje, 18??) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. abildgaardi (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. echinata Delle (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. lusitanica Ljungman, 1872 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. pentaphyllum Pennant, 1777 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix lusitanica Ljungman, 1872 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix pentaphyllum (Abildgaard, 1789)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix rammelsbergii Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix rubra Ljungman, 1872 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Forhandlingar 23(9): 303-336. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryllgjarpëri i brishtëUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkrrabori i brishtë  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorofiura  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrokkelster  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon brittlestar  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsingeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorophiure fragileUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorophiure á piquants  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzerbrechlicher Schlangenstern  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskjørslangestjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskjørslangestjerne  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorofiura de espinas finas  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortaggormstjärna  [details]
Direct child
taxa (5)

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. triglochis Müller & Troschel, 1842

Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. abildgaardi accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. echinata Delle accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. lusitanica Ljungman, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. pentaphyllum Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDe Panne [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKnokke-Heist [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnglish Channel [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBoulogne-sur-Mer [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalais [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrance [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKerkennah Islands [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Mediterranean part] [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrevelingen [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [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 editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBirkenfels (shipwreck) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHelgoland [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOosterschelde [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Norway [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Coast of Africa [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Wadden Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWadden Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalestris longimana Claus, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParanthessius anemoniae Claus, 1889 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCollocheres gracilicauda (Brady, 1880) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThespesiopsyllus paradoxus (Sars G.O., 1913) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
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 (38 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (298 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 (479 nucleotides; 461 proteins) 
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. Spring - Summer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Low intertidal to 150 m depth, under stones on the shore and often in dense aggregations offshore (see Warner, 1971 and Broom, 1975 for descriptions of behaviour) on rough and gravelly ground; common all round the British Isles in places with strong currents [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus: Ophiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840. Type locality: Denmark. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Ophiotrix [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Picture of Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, 1789)
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Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
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Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
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Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
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Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
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Ophiothrix fragilis
Ophiothrix fragilis

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125131
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2010-12-01 08:44:23Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiothrix fragilis. 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=125131 on 2014-07-11
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