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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Amphiura) capensis Ljungman, 1867 
AphiaID: 212359

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Amphiura) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura (Amphiura) Forbes, 1843
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura adjecta Mortensen, 1933 (synonymized by A.M. Clark (1974))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura compressa Mortensen, 1933
Sources  original description Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Forhandlingar 23(9): 303-336. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique (doubtful[details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancerilla oblonga Bartsch, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: near Port Natal (Durban) and Cape of Good Hope. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212359
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-28 19:20:39Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2007-07-19 09:06:56Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2009-06-29 08:18:57Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphiura (Amphiura) capensis 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=212359 on 2014-07-28
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