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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura ambigua Koehler, 1905 
AphiaID: 212357

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 (Amphiura) ambigua Koehler, 1905
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura Forbes, 1843
Sources  original description Koehler, R. 1905. Ophiures de l'expédition du Siboga. Part 2. Ophiures littorales. Siboga Expeditie, 45b. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEcology Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, depth range 0-34 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus (Amphiura) Forbes, 1843. Syntypes in ?Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam (Netherlands) (2 specimens). Type locality: Pulu Tongkil, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212357
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-11-18 20:41:13Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphiura ambigua Koehler, 1905. 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=212357 on 2014-07-25
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