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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 206117

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiasteridae Verrill, 1870
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egeriae A. M. Clark, 1967
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca Gray, 1840
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia sphenisci (A.M. Clark, 1967)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia watsoni (Livingstone, 1936)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia aegyptiaca Tortonese, 1979 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca Gray, 1840
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Gomophia egyptiaca Gray 1840 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Clark (1954).
The concept of the genus is expanded in Rowe & Gates (1995) to include species formerly included in Nardoa-Nardoa mamillifera Livingstone, 1930, Nardoa rosea H.L. Clark, 1921 and Nardoa sphenisci A.M. Clark, 1967- but in which superomarginal plates alternate in two sizes along the ray; taxonomy under review by Rowe, F.W.E. and Marsh, L.M. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206117
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Date   action   by
1999-09-04 22:25:11Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-01-25 09:35:43Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Gomophia Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206117 on 2014-12-22
  
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