Ophiuroidea taxon details

Gorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758)

124967  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124967)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Asterias caput-medusae Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Distribution In depths of more than 150 m, on rough ground where currents are strong, off northern Scotland, the Orkneys and Shetlands,...  
Distribution In depths of more than 150 m, on rough ground where currents are strong, off northern Scotland, the Orkneys and Shetlands, deeper than 200 m west of Ireland [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2019). World Ophiuroidea Database. Gorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124967 on 2019-11-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
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original description  (of Asterias caput-medusae Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Astrophyton linckii Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. <em>Vieweg: Braunschweig.</em> xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Astrophyton scutatum Fleming, 1828) Fleming, J. (1828). A history of British animals, exhibiting the descriptive characters and systematical arrangement of the genera and species of quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the indigenous, extirpated, and extinct kinds, together with periodical and occasional visitants. <em>Edinburgh, Bell & Bradfute / London, James Duncan.</em> Pp. i-xxii, 1-565. corrigenda., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18569  [details]   

original description  (of Gorgonocephalus linckii Lyman, 1882) Lyman, T. (1882). Report on the Ophiuroidea dredged by H.M.S. Challenger during the Years 1873-1876. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 5 (part 14), 1-387, pl. 1-48., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-14/README.htm [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. <i>Synopses of the British fauna (new series)</i>, 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Breeding Eggs released, larvae not known. Juveniles of the Arctic species G. eucnemis are known to live on, or in, the polyps of alcyonarians (Patent, 1970) [details]

Distribution In depths of more than 150 m, on rough ground where currents are strong, off northern Scotland, the Orkneys and Shetlands, deeper than 200 m west of Ireland [details]
 

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Swedish medusahuvud  [details]

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