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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas paradoxa Koehler, 1904 
AphiaID: 213161

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 editorChilophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioleucinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas paradoxa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas Koehler, 1904
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas Koehler, 1904
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas paradoxa Koehler, 1904
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas paradoxa altera Hertz, 1927 (synonym)
Sources  original description Koehler, R. (1904). Ophiures de l'expédition du Siboga. Part 1. Ophiures de mer profonde. In: Weber, Siboga Expeditie. M. E.J. Brill, Leiden. 45a, 1-176. [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas paradoxa altera Hertz, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopallas paradoxa Koehler, 1904
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
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 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEcology Ecology: benthic, continental shelf. General distribution: Australia, East Africa and Philippines, depth range 170-500 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntypes (6 specimens) ?universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam (Netherlands). Type locality: Macassar, Gilolo Passage, and Banda Sea, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213161
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-07 19:50:04Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2015). Ophiopallas paradoxa. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2015) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213161 on 2015-09-03
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