Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Ophiuroidea > Order Ophiurida > Suborder Ophiurina > Infraorder Gnathophiurina > Family Ophiocomidae > Subfamily Ophiocominae > Genus Ophiocomina

Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

OphiocominaKoehler, 1920 in Mortensenaccepted genus name

Species group names

Asterias nigra Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789 synonym
Ophiacantha (Ophiotreta) danae Mortensen, 1933 synonym
Ophiacantha danae Mortensen, 1933 synonym
Ophiacantha valenciennesi sensu Lieberkind, 1929, non Lyman synonym
Ophiocoma granulata Forbes, 1839 synonym
Ophiocoma nigru (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789) synonym
Ophiocoma nilssoni Müller & Troschel, 1842 synonym
Ophiocoma raschi G.O. Sars, 1872 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): svartslangestjerne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: schwarzer Schlangenstern sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian Bokmål: svartslangestjerne sources: Zool. Daniae et Norvegiae 3: 20.
 Norwegian Nynorsk: svartslangestjerne sources: Zool. Daniae et Norvegiae 3: 20.
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): svartslangestjerne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: sotormstjärna

Literature

original description

Müller, O.F. 1789. Zoologica Danica. , 3.

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

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. (2011). Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789). In: Stöhr, S., O’Hara, T. (Eds) (2011). 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:125027

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2007-07-18 by Sabine Stöhr

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