Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Ophiuroidea > Order Ophiurida > Suborder Ophiurina > Infraorder Chilophiurina > Family Ophiuridae > Subfamily Ophiurinae > Genus Ophiura

Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

OphiuraLamarck, 1801accepted genus name
Ophioglypha Lyman, 1860 synonym
Ophioglyphina Ludwig, 1886 synonym
Ophiozea A.H. Clark, 1920 synonym

Species group names

Asterias ophiura Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Ophiura ciliaris Lamarck, 1816 synonym
Ophiura ciliata (Bruzelius in Retzius, 1783) non (O.F. Müller, 1776) synonym
Ophiura texturata Lamarck, 1816 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): gråbrun slangestjerne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: gewone slangster sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 English: serpent star sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 French: ophiure; ophiure rose sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.;Degraer S., J. Wittoeck, W. Appeltans, K. Cooreman, T. Deprez, H. Hillewaert, K. Hostens, J. Mees, E. Vanden Berghe & M. Vincx (2006). The macrobenthos atlas of the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belgian Science Policy. D/2005/1191/3. ISBN 90-810081-6-1. 164 pp.
 German: Schlangenstern sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 Norwegian Bokmål: gråbrun slangestjerne sources: Systema Naturae ed. 10
 Norwegian Nynorsk: gråbrun slangestjerne sources: Systema Naturae ed. 10
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): gråbrun slangestjerne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: brungrå fransormstjärna

Literature

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

Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Stöhr, S.; Hansson, H. (2012). Ophiura ophiura. In: Stöhr, S., O’Hara, T. (Eds) (2012). World Ophiuroidea database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124929

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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2007-07-18 by Sabine Stöhr

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