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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma Fisher, 1907 
AphiaID: 206887

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApodida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynaptidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma spectabilis Fisher, 1907 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynaptidae Burmeister, 1837
Sources  original description Fisher, W. K. (1907). The Holothurians of the Hawaiian Islands. Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Inst, U. S. Nation. Mus., Proc. 32: (637-744). [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma australiensis Heding, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma clarki Heding, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma glabra (Semper, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma grisea (Semper, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma lineata Heding, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma radiosa (Lesson, 1830)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma serpentina (J. Müller, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma sinevirga Cherbonnier, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma spectabilis Fisher, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma variabilis Heding, 1928

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma kamaranensis Clark in Clark & Rowe, 1971 (nomen nudum, Opheodesoma unidentifiable)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma africana Heding, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma grisea (Semper, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma mauritiae Heding, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma grisea (Semper, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma ramispicula Heding, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma australiensis Heding, 1931
Environment marine
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Genus Opheodesoma placed in family Synallactidae in Cherbonnier (1952). Family not listed in Clark and Rowe (1971). Genus spelled Ophiodesoma in Clark (1994).
Type species: Opheodesoma spectabilis Fisher, 1907 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206887
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Date   action   by
1997-10-07 09:04:06Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-26 06:56:50Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2012-11-15 00:36:24Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
2013-06-07 07:51:19Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Opheodesoma Fisher, 1907. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206887 on 2014-12-19
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