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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiohelinae Perrier, 1893 
AphiaID: 242209

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 editorOphiacanthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiohelinae (Subfamily)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomycetidae Verrill, 1899
Rank Subfamily
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiohelus Lyman, 1880
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiacanthidae Ljungman, 1867
status source Thuy, B.; Meyer, C. A. (2012). 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]

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Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:242209
Edit history
Date   action   by
2007-07-12 08:44:07Z  created  Stöhr, Sabine
2013-02-15 09:53:03Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2014-10-14 13:59:53Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2015-04-10 15:11:49Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2015). Ophiohelinae Perrier, 1893. 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=242209 on 2015-10-13
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