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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiophiura kermadecensis (Benham, 1911) 
AphiaID: 382685

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 editorChilophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiophiura (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiophiura Matsumoto, 1915
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura kermadecensis Benham, 1911 (transferred by H.L. Clark (1915))
Sources 
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. Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. 25(4): 163-376, 20 pls.  [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]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEditor'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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382685
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-02-16 08:11:15Z  created  Stöhr, Sabine
2011-06-29 07:46:25Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2011-11-11 10:15:17Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Amphiophiura kermadecensis (Benham, 1911). 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=382685 on 2014-07-28
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