Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789)

AphiaID: 125131

common brittlestar

Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Ophiuroidea (Class) > Myophiuroidea (Subclass) > Metophiurida (Infraclass) > Ophintegrida (Super order) > Amphilepidida (Order) > Gnathophiurina (Suborder) > Gnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Ophiactoidea (Superfamily) > Ophiotrichidae (Family)

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Synonyms

Asteria cuvierii Delle Chiaje, 1828
Asteria ferussacii Delle Chiaje, 1828
Asterias echinata Delle Chiaje, 1828
Asterias fragilis Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789
Asterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777
Asterias rubra Delle Chiaje, 18??
Ophiocoma minuta Forbes, 1839
Ophiocoma rosula Forbes, 1839
Ophiothrix alba Grube, 1857
Ophiothrix alopecurus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Ophiothrix cuvierii (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Ophiothrix echinata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Ophiothrix ferussacii (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Ophiothrix fragilis var. abildgaardi Koehler, 1921
Ophiothrix fragilis var. echinata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Ophiothrix fragilis var. lusitanica Ljungman, 1872
Ophiothrix fragilis var. pentaphyllum Pennant, 1777
Ophiothrix lusitanica Ljungman, 1872
Ophiothrix pentaphylla (Pennant, 1777)
Ophiothrix rammelsbergii Müller & Troschel, 1842
Ophiothrix rubra Ljungman, 1872
Ophiothrix rubra Ljungman, 1872
Ophiura scutellum Grube, 1840

International References

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]

additional source 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. [details]

additional source Clark, A.M. (1974). Notes on some echinoderms from southern Africa. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology). 26(6): 423-487, 3 pls, 16 figs, 1 map, 3 tables., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19502#page/513/mode/1up [details]

basis of record Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866. 23(9): 303-336. [details]

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]

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. [details]

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]

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., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]

status source Clark, A.M. 1967. Proposals for stabilization of the names of some common European Ophiuroidea Z.N.(S.) 1772. Bulletin Zoological Nomenclature, 24(1), 41-49., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12223192#page/59/mode/1up [details]

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. [details]

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]

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. [details]

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]

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. [details]

context source (BeRMS 2020) Bio-environmental research group; Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries research (ILVO), Belgium; (2015): Epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring at long-term monitoring stations in the Belgian part of the North Sea. [details]

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