Lyman, T. (1882). Report on the Opiuroidea. Report of the Scientific Results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger 1873-76. Zoology. 5(1), 1-386.
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Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS) [details]
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Status Lyman (1882) intended this to be a synonym of Ophioderma tonagan Lütken, 1872, but assigned his own name to it as authority. Ziesenhenne (1955) stated that it is not conspecific with Lütken's O. tongana, but a synonym of Ophioderma leonis, which today is a synonym of O. wahlbergii. Clark & Courtman-Stock (1976) assigned Lyman's specimen to O. appressa. Thus, the status of this name is still unclear. [details]