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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura africana J.B. Balinsky, 1957 
AphiaID: 212362

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) africana (J.B. Balinsky, 1957)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura Forbes, 1843
Sources  original description Balinsky, J.B. (1957). The Ophiuroidea of Inhaca Island. Ann. Natal Mus. 14: 1-33. (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. (1980). Some Ophiuroidea from the Seychelles islands and Inhaca, Mozambique. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94(3): 533-558. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus Fellaria A.M. Clark, 1970. Type locality: Inhaca I, Delagoa Bay. Possibly a junior synonym of Amphiura heptacanta (Mortensen, 1940) from the northern Gulf of Oman (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212362
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphiura africana J.B. Balinsky, 1957. 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=212362 on 2014-09-20
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