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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura octacantha (H.L. Clark, 1915) 
AphiaID: 212344

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 editorAmphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Fellaria) octacantha (H.L. Clark, 1915)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura Forbes, 1843
Sources 
source of synonymy Cherbonnier, G. & A. Guille (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. Faune de Madagascar. No 48: iv +272pp. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEcology Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, west Pacific (also Madagascar), depth range 0-50 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in north Australia, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus (Fellaria) A.M. Clark, 1970. Holotype Museum of comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) No. 3744. Type locality: Friday Is., Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212344
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-04-18 18:44:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-09-03 06:54:51Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2009-06-29 08:18:57Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphiura octacantha (H.L. Clark, 1915). 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=212344 on 2014-07-24
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