WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiohelinae Perrier, 1893

242209 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:242209)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Subfamily
marine
recent + fossil
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature For unknown reasons, Paterson (1985) suggested...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature For unknown reasons, Paterson (1985) suggested Ophiomyces as type taxon of Ophiohelinae. According to the ICZN that is of course not possible. Instead, Ophiohelus is the type genus since the family name has been inferred from its name. [details]
Stöhr, S. (2015). Ophiohelinae Perrier, 1893. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=242209 on 2017-11-23

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2007-07-12 08:44:07Z
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2013-02-15 09:53:03Z
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taxonomy 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. [details]   

basis of record Paterson, G.L.J. (1985). The deep-sea Ophiuroidea of the north Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 49(1): 1-162., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2273511 [details]   

status source Thuy, B.; Meyer, C. A. (2013). The pitfalls of extrapolating modern depth ranges to fossil assemblages: new insights from Middle Jurassic brittle stars (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) from Switzerland. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology. 132(1): 5-21., available online at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13358-012-0048-5 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature For unknown reasons, Paterson (1985) suggested Ophiomyces as type taxon of Ophiohelinae. According to the ICZN that is of course not possible. Instead, Ophiohelus is the type genus since the family name has been inferred from its name. [details]