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

Ophiopsila aranea Forbes, 1843

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

OphiopsilaForbes, 1843accepted genus name
Ophianoplus M. Sars, 1859 synonym

Species group names

Ophianoplus marmoreus M. Sars, 1859 synonym

Literature

original description

Forbes. 1843. On the radiata of the eastern Mediterranean. Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 19: 143-153.

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. (2012). Ophiopsila aranea. 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:125049

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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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