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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)
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
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 2014-07-12
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