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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 
AphiaID: 213420

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 editorOphiura (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura Lamarck, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioglypha ferruginea Lyman, 1878
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioglypha kinbergi Ljungman, 1866 (Basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioglypha sinensis Lyman, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis kinbergi (Ljungman, 1866) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura (Dictenophiura) kinbergi (Ljungman, 1866)
Sources  original description Ljungman, A. V. 1866. Om några nya arter af Ophiurider. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866, 23(6), 163-166. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 30 mm, disc diameter to 6 mm. Small species with disc plates of mixed sizes, but radial shields obvious. Plate with comb-like arrangement of spines at base of arm and between arm base and radial shields. Colour uniformly greyish. Habitat: eulittoral and deeper in coral rubble and other coarse substrates.
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Saipan (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998); tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 9-500 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, continental slope (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: 'the sea off Sidney' (as Novae Hollandiae), Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
(Ljungman, 1866) in Rowe & Gates (1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213420
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-12-18 01:44:18Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiura kinbergi Ljungman, 1866. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213420 on 2014-07-31
  
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