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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789)

125131 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125131)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fragilis Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) Müller O. F. (1789). Zoologia Danica seu animalium Daniae et Norvegiae rariorum ac minus notorum descriptiones et historia. Volumen tertium: pp. [1-2], 1-71, pls. 81-120. Havniae [Copenhague], N. Möller., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PPN=PPN614794331 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature A.M. Clark (1967) proposed to the ICZN to...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature A.M. Clark (1967) proposed to the ICZN to suppress the older name O. pentaphyllum in favour of the more widely applied name fragils. That proposal seems never to have been decided and technically, O. pentaphyllum has priority. Since O. fragilis has been in prevailing usage for about a century, changing that would cause instability. However, the article on prevailing usage does not apply because the name pentaphyllum has been used after 1899. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Low intertidal to 150 m depth, under stones on...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Low intertidal to 150 m depth, under stones on the shore and often in dense aggregations offshore (see Warner, 1971 and Broom, 1975 for descriptions of behaviour) on rough and gravelly ground; common all round the British Isles in places with strong currents [details]
Stöhr, S.; Hansson, H. (2010). Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125131 on 2017-11-24

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinata Delle Chiaje, 1828) Delle Chiaje S. (1823-1831). Memorie sulla storia e notomia degli animali senza vertebre del regno di Napoli. Napoli: Fratelli Fernandes (vol. 1), and Società Tipografica (vol. 2-4). Vol. 1, pp. i-xii, 1-84 [1823], pp. 1-184 [1824]; vol. 2, pp. [1-4] + 185-224 [1825], pp. 225-444 [1826]; vol. 3, pp. i-xx, pp. 1-232 [1828]; vol. 4, pp. i-vii [1831], 1-116 [1830], pp. 117-214 [1831]; pl. 1-4; pl. 1-69 [date?], pl. 70-109 [1830][dates according to Sherborn, 1922]., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.10021 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fragilis Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) Müller O. F. (1789). Zoologia Danica seu animalium Daniae et Norvegiae rariorum ac minus notorum descriptiones et historia. Volumen tertium: pp. [1-2], 1-71, pls. 81-120. Havniae [Copenhague], N. Möller., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PPN=PPN614794331 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology. London 1777. 4th edition (4): 36 and pages 1-154, tab 24, fig 24., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 64 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma minuta Forbes, 1839) Forbes, E. 1839. On the Asteriadae of the Irish Sea. Memoirs of the Wernerian Society, 8, 1-114. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma rosula Forbes, 1839) Forbes, E. 1839. On the Asteriadae of the Irish Sea. Memoirs of the Wernerian Society, 8, 1-114. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteria cuvierii Delle Chiaje, 1828) Delle Chiaje S. (1823-1831). Memorie sulla storia e notomia degli animali senza vertebre del regno di Napoli. Napoli: Fratelli Fernandes (vol. 1), and Società Tipografica (vol. 2-4). Vol. 1, pp. i-xii, 1-84 [1823], pp. 1-184 [1824]; vol. 2, pp. [1-4] + 185-224 [1825], pp. 225-444 [1826]; vol. 3, pp. i-xx, pp. 1-232 [1828]; vol. 4, pp. i-vii [1831], 1-116 [1830], pp. 117-214 [1831]; pl. 1-4; pl. 1-69 [date?], pl. 70-109 [1830][dates according to Sherborn, 1922]., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.10021 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix alopecurus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix lusitanica Ljungman, 1872) Ljungman, A.V. 1872. Förteckning öfver uti Vestindien af Dr A. Goës samt under korvetten Josefinas expedition i Atlantiska Oceanen samlade Ophiurider. Öfversigt af Kungliga Vetenskapsakademiens Förhandlingar 1871, 28(5), 615-658. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix rammelsbergii Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix rubra Ljungman, 1872) Ljungman, A.V. 1872. Förteckning öfver uti Vestindien af Dr A. Goës samt under korvetten Josefinas expedition i Atlantiska Oceanen samlade Ophiurider. Öfversigt af Kungliga Vetenskapsakademiens Förhandlingar 1871, 28(5), 615-658. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. pentaphyllum Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology. London 1777. 4th edition (4): 36 and pages 1-154, tab 24, fig 24., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix alba Grube, 1857) Grube, E. (1857). Beschreibungen neuer oder weniger bekannter Seesterne und Seeigel. 27: 1-50., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43119#page/7/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteria ferussacii Delle Chiaje, 1828) Delle Chiaje, S. (1828). Memorie sulla storia e notomia degli animali senza vertebre del regno di Napoli / di Stefano delle Chiaje. Stamperia della societa tipografica, Napoli. vol. 3: xx + 232, pls. 32-49., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.10021 [details]   

basis of record Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866. 23(9): 303-336. [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

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

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [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 

additional source Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. (1974). Notes on some echinoderms from southern Africa. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology). 26(6): 423-487, 3 pls, 16 figs, 1 map, 3 tables., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19502#page/513/mode/1up [details]   

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

status source Clark, A.M. 1967. Proposals for stabilization of the names of some common European Ophiuroidea Z.N.(S.) 1772. Bulletin Zoological Nomenclature, 24(1), 41-49., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12223192#page/59/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix lusitanica Ljungman, 1872) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. echinata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Koehler, R. (1921). Echinodermes. Faune de France, 1. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences, Paris. 216 pp., available online at http://faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/R.KOEHLER(FdeFr1)Echinodermes.pdf [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. echinata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Delle Chiaje, S. (1828). Memorie sulla storia e notomia degli animali senza vertebre del regno di Napoli / di Stefano delle Chiaje. Stamperia della societa tipografica, Napoli. vol. 3: xx + 232, pls. 32-49., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.10021 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. pentaphyllum Pennant, 1777) Koehler, R. (1921). Echinodermes. Faune de France, 1. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences, Paris. 216 pp., available online at http://faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/R.KOEHLER(FdeFr1)Echinodermes.pdf [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix rubra Ljungman, 1872) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix rammelsbergii Müller & Troschel, 1842) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix rammelsbergii Müller & Troschel, 1842) Mortensen, Th. (1927). Handbook of the echinoderms of the British Isles. Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press: London. IX, 471 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix ferussacii (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix ferussacii (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Mortensen, Th. (1927). Handbook of the echinoderms of the British Isles. Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press: London. IX, 471 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix ferussacii (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Delle Chiaje, S. (1828). Memorie sulla storia e notomia degli animali senza vertebre del regno di Napoli / di Stefano delle Chiaje. Stamperia della societa tipografica, Napoli. vol. 3: xx + 232, pls. 32-49., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.10021
note: Described as Asterias ferussacii. [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix ferussacii (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 6: 318-326., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/328/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix alopecurus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteria cuvierii Delle Chiaje, 1828) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma rosula Forbes, 1839) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubra Delle Chiaje, 18??) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocoma minuta Forbes, 1839) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777) 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 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fragilis Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix cuvierii (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 6: 318-326., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/328/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinata Delle Chiaje, 1828) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix alba Grube, 1857) Clark, H. L. (1915). Catalogue of Recent ophiurans. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 25(4): 163-376, 20 pls. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix echinata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix echinata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Delle Chiaje, S. (1828). Memorie sulla storia e notomia degli animali senza vertebre del regno di Napoli / di Stefano delle Chiaje. Stamperia della societa tipografica, Napoli. vol. 3: xx + 232, pls. 32-49., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.10021 [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix echinata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 6: 318-326., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/328/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix pentaphylla (Pennant, 1777)) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. lusitanica Ljungman, 1872) Koehler, R. (1921). Echinodermes. Faune de France, 1. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences, Paris. 216 pp., available online at http://faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/R.KOEHLER(FdeFr1)Echinodermes.pdf [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis var. abildgaardi Koehler, 1921) Koehler, R. (1921). Echinodermes. Faune de France, 1. Librairie de la Faculte des Sciences, Paris. 216 pp., available online at http://faunedefrance.org/bibliotheque/docs/R.KOEHLER(FdeFr1)Echinodermes.pdf [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix alba Grube, 1857) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-2367 [view taxon]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature A.M. Clark (1967) proposed to the ICZN to suppress the older name O. pentaphyllum in favour of the more widely applied name fragils. That proposal seems never to have been decided and technically, O. pentaphyllum has priority. Since O. fragilis has been in prevailing usage for about a century, changing that would cause instability. However, the article on prevailing usage does not apply because the name pentaphyllum has been used after 1899. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Ophiotrix, unaccepted misspelling. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Ophiopluteus larva. Spring - Summer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Low intertidal to 150 m depth, under stones on the shore and often in dense aggregations offshore (see Warner, 1971 and Broom, 1975 for descriptions of behaviour) on rough and gravelly ground; common all round the British Isles in places with strong currents [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus: Ophiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840. Type locality: Denmark. [details]
 

Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]
Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCollocheres gracilicauda (Brady, 1880) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParanthessius anemoniae Claus, 1889 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalestris longimana Claus, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThespesiopsyllus paradoxus (Sars G.O., 1913) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryllgjarpëri i brishtëUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkrrabori i brishtë  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorofiura  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrokkelster  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon brittlestar  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsingeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorophiure fragileUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorophiure á piquants  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzerbrechlicher Schlangenstern  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskjørslangestjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskjørslangestjerne  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorofiura de espinas finas  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortaggormstjärna  [details]
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