WoRMS name details

Ophionyx armatum Müller & Troschel, 1840

1378992  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1378992)

taxon inquirendum (possibly O. fragilis)
Species
marine
Müller, J. & Troschel, F.H. (1840). Über die Gattungen der Ophiuren. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 6(1): 326-330., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7203204#page/335/mode/1up
page(s): 329 [details]   
Status The original description suggests that the single specimen was a juvenile. It was found on the arms of an Ophiothrix and...  
Status The original description suggests that the single specimen was a juvenile. It was found on the arms of an Ophiothrix and particularly O. fragilis is well known to host conspecific juveniles that are not necessarily the young of the specimens they sit on. [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2020). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophionyx armatum Müller & Troschel, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1378992 on 2020-02-18
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original description Müller, J. & Troschel, F.H. (1840). Über die Gattungen der Ophiuren. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 6(1): 326-330., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7203204#page/335/mode/1up
page(s): 329 [details]   

redescription Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. <em>Vieweg: Braunschweig.</em> xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 116 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
From editor or global species database
Status The original description suggests that the single specimen was a juvenile. It was found on the arms of an Ophiothrix and particularly O. fragilis is well known to host conspecific juveniles that are not necessarily the young of the specimens they sit on. [details]