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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix aristulata Lyman, 1879 
AphiaID: 212428

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 editorOphiotrichidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix aristulata (Species)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Ophiothrix) aristulata Lyman, 1879
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix aristulata (proposed in an unpublished phd thesis)
Sources  original description Lyman, T. 1879. Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae of the “Challenger” expedition. Part II. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., 6(2), 17-83, 10 pl. [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix aristulata var. investigatoris Koehler, 1897 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Ophiothrix) aristulata Lyman, 1879
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7 nucleotides; 6 proteins) 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also reported from Philippines, south-east Australia (A.M. Clark, 1974); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, continental slope. General distribution: tropical, temperate, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 55-620 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus (Ophiothrix) Müller & Troschel, 1840. ?Holotype and paratype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1882.12.23.194; paratypes in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) 2270 (2 specimens). Type locality: off southern Sourth Africa, 35°04'S 18°37'E (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Lyman, 1875 as authority in Clark (1977). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212428
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Date   action   by
1999-06-07 19:50:04Z  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 10:51:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiothrix aristulata Lyman, 1879. 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=212428 on 2014-12-27
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