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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiacantha brachygnatha H.L. Clark, 1928 
AphiaID: 243329

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 editorOphiacantha (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiacantha brachygnatha (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  original description Clark, H.L. (1928). The sea-lilies, sea-stars, brittle-stars and sea-urchins of the South Australian Museum. Records of the South Australian Museum 3(4): 361-482., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127560#page/394/mode/1up [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology This species is luminescent emitting a green light. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:243329
Taxonomic
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2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  created  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiacantha brachygnatha H.L. Clark, 1928. 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=243329 on 2014-12-22
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