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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomidae Ljungman, 1867 
AphiaID: 152490

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)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma L. Agassiz, 1835
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathophiurina
Sources  basis of record ITIS database, available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocominae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkcoma Devaney, 1970
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarthrum Peters, 1851
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma L. Agassiz, 1835
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomella A.H. Clark, 1939
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomina Koehler, 1920 in Mortensen
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomastix Müller & Troschel, 1842
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopteris E. A. Smith, 1877
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsilinae Matsumoto, 1915
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila Forbes, 1843
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipsila Verrill, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsila Forbes, 1843
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The most dominant family in the tropics. Jaws triangular with numerous lateral papillae along the edge of the oral plates, and with a cluster of papillae at the apex of each jaw. Richmond 1997 <282>. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In order Chylophiurida in Devaney 1970. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152490
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Date   action   by
2005-04-12 09:49:49Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2005-12-30 14:07:12Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-07-12 08:44:07Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2008-10-08 14:58:54Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2012-09-14 07:57:08Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiocomidae Ljungman, 1867. 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=152490 on 2014-08-30
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