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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa lubrica Forbes, 1843 
AphiaID: 555893

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 editorOphiomyxina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (decsision by editor)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa pentagona (Lamarck, 1816)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiomyxa Müller & Troschel, 1840
Source  original description Forbes, E. 1843. On the radiata of the eastern Mediterranean. Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 19: 143-153.
page(s): 149 [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus The usage of this name after its original description is unknown. Since only a single species of Ophiomyxa (O. pentagona) is known from the Mediterranean, it is probable that O. lubrica is a junior synonym. So far, this has not been verified with a publication though. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:555893
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2010-12-16 15:14:45Z  created  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Ophiomyxa lubrica Forbes, 1843. 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=555893 on 2014-10-24
  
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