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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsammus yoldii (Lütken, 1856) 
AphiaID: 214618

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 editorOphiopsammus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsammus yoldii (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsammus Lütken, 1869
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza yoldii Lütken, 1856
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza conjugens Bell, 1884
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza yoldii Lütken, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopsammus yoldi (Lütken, 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinura yoldii (Lütken, 1856)
Sources  basis of record Marsh, L.M. and J.I. Marshall. (1983). Some aspects of the zoogeography of northwestern Australian echinoderms (other than holothurians). Bulletin of Marine Sceince 33(3): 671-687., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1983/00000033/00000003/art00014#expand/collapse [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 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 editorDistribution Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, eastern Indian Ocean to Philippines, depth range 0-215 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen (Denmark). Type locality: 'possibly the West Indies' (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214618
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-07-31 07:43:16Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
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). Ophiopsammus yoldii (Lütken, 1856). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2015) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214618 on 2016-07-27
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