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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis muelleri Lütken, 1856 
AphiaID: 243460

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 editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis Lütken, 1856
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis cyanosticta H.L. Clark, 1918 (synonymized by Mortensen (1933))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis mulleri
Sources  original description Lütken, C.F. (1855). Bidrag til Kundskab om Slangestjernerne. I. Forelöbig Oversigt over Grönlandshavet Ophiurer. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening 1854, 6: 95-104. [details]

original description Koehler, R. 1914. Echinoderma I. Asteroidea, Ophiuroidea et Echinoidea. In: Michaelsen, W. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresfauna Westafrikas, 1(2), 127-303, pls 4-15. L. Friederichsen & Co.: Hamburg [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis muelleri var. quinqueradia Ljungman, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiactis quinqueradia Ljungman, 1872
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
Links 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 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:243460
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  created  Stöhr, Sabine
2011-07-07 07:16:16Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiactis muelleri Lütken, 1856. 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=243460 on 2014-09-18
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