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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix aspidota Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 212403

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 editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiotrichidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix aspidota (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrophiothrix aspidota (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix aspidota Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  original description 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] [full text]

source of synonymy Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Attributes Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSupporting structure & enclosure Endoskeleton » Structure Solid » Composition Calcareous > High-magnesium calcite (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Original combination [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212403
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-08 22:07:11Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-04-13 19:06:52Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophiothrix aspidota Müller & Troschel, 1842. 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=212403 on 2017-07-23
   
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