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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis japonica Lyman, 1879 
AphiaID: 243915

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 editorOphiopholis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis japonica (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis Müller & Troschel, 1842
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis japonica Lyman, 1879
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata japonica (Lyman, 1879) (recognized on species level)
Sources  original description Lyman, T. 1879. Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae of the “Challenger” expedition. Part II. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., 6(2), 17-83, 10 pl. [details]

status source Lambert, P. & Austin, W.C. (2007). Brittle stars, sea urchins and feather stars of British Columbia, Southeast Alaska and Puget Sound. Royal BC handbook. Victoria, Canada. 150pp. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype MCZ OPH-1061 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo MCZbase - Harvard University (MCZ OPH-1061) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:243915
Taxonomic
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2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  created  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2015). Ophiopholis japonica. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2015) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=243915 on 2015-05-05
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