Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Ophiuroidea > Order Ophiurida > Suborder Ophiurina > Infraorder Gnathophiurina > Family Amphiuridae > Genus Amphiura

Amphiura fragilis Verrill, 1885

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AmphiuraForbes, 1843accepted genus name
Hemilepis Ljungman, 1872 synonym
Monamphiura Fell, 1962 synonym
Ophiopeltis Düben & Koren, 1846 synonym
Silax Fell, 1962 synonym

Species group names

Amphiura denticulata Koehler, 1896 synonym

Literature

original description

Verrill, A. E. 1885. Results of the explorations made by the Steamer Albatross off the northern coast of the United States. Report of the United States Commission of Fisheries , 1883, 503-699.

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

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 1998. Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Stöhr, S.; Hansson, H. (2011). Amphiura fragilis Verrill, 1885. 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:125081

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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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