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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinura gorgonia (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
AphiaID: 213213

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 editorOphiodermatina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodermatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinura (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachnella gorgonia (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinura Forbes, 1843
Source  source of synonymy Clark H.L. (1909). Notes on some Australian and Indo-Pacific echinoderms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52: 107-135., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25494#page/187/mode/1up [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Status unclear: A.M. Clark (1968) refers 'the remaining species which have been referred to Pectinura' to Ophiopeza, but makes no mention of P. gorgonia (though Ludwig (1899) is listed in the reference section). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Status of Pectinura not clear, possibly type species (only known from the holotype from the Meditteranean) only species. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213213
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-04 14:17:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-24 07:28:46Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2009-04-23 07:58:07Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Pectinura gorgonia (Müller & Troschel, 1842). 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=213213 on 2014-08-30
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