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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiodia microplax Burfield, 1924 
AphiaID: 214529

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 editorAmphiodia (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiodia (Amphispina) microplax Burfield, 1924
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiodia Verrill, 1899
Sources  original description Burfield, S. 1924. A new species and a new variety of ophiuroid, with notes on a collection of Ophiuroidea from the Sudanese Red Sea. Annals and Magagazine of Natural History, 9(13 (15)), 144-154, figs 1, 2. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) (doubtful[details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, western Indian Ocean, west Pacific ocean, depth range 5-69 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in Persian Gulf (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In subgenus (Amphispina) in Rowe & Gates (1995).
Holotype Natural History Museum, London (England) No. 1938.12.1.1, paratype Natural History Museum, London No. 1938.12.1.2. Type locality: Red Sea (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214529
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-01 13:22:26Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-21 07:28:19Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphiodia microplax Burfield, 1924. 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=214529 on 2014-08-20
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