WoRMS taxon details

Amphiophiura kermadecensis (Benham, 1911)

382685  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382685)

accepted
Species
Ophiura kermadecensis Benham, 1911 (transferred by H.L. Clark (1915))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOphiura kermadecensis Benham, 1911) Benham, W. B. (1911). Stellerids and echinids from the Kermadec Islands. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute. 43: 140-163., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37657#page/152/mode/1up [details]   
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2018). World Ophiuroidea database. Amphiophiura kermadecensis (Benham, 1911). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382685 on 2018-05-23
Date
action
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2009-02-16 08:11:15Z
created
2011-06-29 07:46:25Z
changed
2011-11-11 10:15:17Z
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original description  (ofOphiura kermadecensis Benham, 1911) Benham, W. B. (1911). Stellerids and echinids from the Kermadec Islands. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute. 43: 140-163., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37657#page/152/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

source of synonymy Baker, A.N. 1979. Some Ophiuroidea from the Tasman Sea and adjacent waters. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 6, 21-51. [details]   

new combination reference Clark, H. L. (1915). Catalogue of Recent ophiurans. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 25(4): 163-376, 20 pls. [details]   

new combination reference  (ofOphiura kermadecensis Benham, 1911) Clark, H. L. (1915). Catalogue of Recent ophiurans. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 25(4): 163-376, 20 pls. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Syntype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-3547 [view taxon]
From editor or global species database
Editor's comment McKnight (1968) used this name for some specimens that are actually Ophiura macracantha acc. to Baker (1979).
A. kermadecensis is a junior synonym of Ophiura (Dictenophiura) caledonica (T. O'Hara unpubl.) [details]