Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Ophiuroidea > Order Ophiurida > Suborder Ophiurina > Infraorder Ophiodermatina > Family Ophiodermatidae > Genus Bathypectinura

Bathypectinura heros (Lyman, 1879)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BathypectinuraH.L. Clark, 1909accepted genus name
Ophiocrates Koehler, 1904 synonym

Species group names

Bathypectinura elata (Koehler, 1906) synonym
Ophiocrates intervallus Madsen, 1947 synonym
Ophiocrates secundus Koehler, 1906 synonym
Pectinura elata Koehler, 1906 synonym
Pectinura heros Lyman, 1879 synonym


basis of record

Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 336-351

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 cucumbres, sea lilies, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400.

additional source

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

source of synonymy

Madsen, F.J. (1973). The Ophiodermatidae. Galathea Report 11: 133-143.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
Barcode of Life (3 barcodes)


Stöhr, S. (2014). Bathypectinura heros (Lyman, 1879). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124814




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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