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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolycus Mortensen, 1933 
AphiaID: 242138

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 editorOphiomyxina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolycus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioscolex dentatus Lyman, 1878 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxidae Ljungman, 1867
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioscolex (Ophiolycus) (status change)
Sources 
status source Martynov, A. 2010. Reassessment of the classification of the Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata), based on morphological characters. I. General character evaluation and delineation of the families Ophiomyxidae and Ophiacanthidae. Zootaxa 2697: 1-154.
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolycus dentatus (Lyman, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolycus nutrix (Mortensen, 1936)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolycus purpureus (Düben & Koren, 1846)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolycus farquhari McKnight, 2003 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiologimus farquhari (McKnight, 2003)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:242138
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-07-05 21:51:50Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-07-12 13:29:01Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-06-26 07:24:59Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2010-12-08 17:10:28Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiolycus Mortensen, 1933. 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=242138 on 2014-11-26
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