WoRMS name details

Ophiomusium lymani Wyville-Thomson, 1873

124895  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124895)

 unaccepted (type species of Ophiomusa, reinstated by (O'Hara et al. 2018))
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Thomson, C.W. (1873). The Depth of the Sea. An Account of the General Results of the Dredging Cruises of the H.M.SS. 'Porcupine' and 'Lightning During the Summers of 1868, 1869, and 1870, Under the Scientific Direction of Dr. Carpenter, F.R.S., J. Gwyn Jeffreys, F.R.S. and Dr. Wyville Thomson, F.R.S. Macmillan and Co.: London, xxi + 527 pp., pls. I-VIII. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16330317 [details]   
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Cod  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Cod [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2022). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophiomusium lymani Wyville-Thomson, 1873. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124895 on 2022-10-03
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked
2009-04-01 08:13:38Z
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2011-07-11 09:17:46Z
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2015-08-24 13:58:46Z
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2018-03-21 15:03:48Z
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original description Thomson, C.W. (1873). The Depth of the Sea. An Account of the General Results of the Dredging Cruises of the H.M.SS. 'Porcupine' and 'Lightning During the Summers of 1868, 1869, and 1870, Under the Scientific Direction of Dr. Carpenter, F.R.S., J. Gwyn Jeffreys, F.R.S. and Dr. Wyville Thomson, F.R.S. Macmillan and Co.: London, xxi + 527 pp., pls. I-VIII. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16330317 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Smirnov I.S., Piepenburg D., Ahearn C., Juterzenka K.V. (2014). Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Ophiuroidea. <i>Invertebrate Zoology</i>. Vol.11. No.1: 192–209 [in English]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc., London.</em> 693 pp. (look up in IMIS[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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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 [request] 

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota.</em> Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From editor or global species database
Biology This species is luminescent emitting a blue light. [details]

From other sources
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Cod [details]

Ecology Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, abyssal. General distribution: temperate, circumglobal (except central Pacific Ocean and pole areas), depth range 130-4000 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also previously recorded in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Remark Syntypes (probable) Natural History Museum, London (england). Type locality: off the coast of Ireland (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Type specie of the genus Ophiomusa Hertz, 1927 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Ophiomusium lymani Thomson, 1873 (USNM E38103) aboral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Ophiomusium lymani Thomson, 1873 (USNM E38103) oral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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