Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)

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Animalia (Reino) > Echinodermata (Filo) > Asterozoa (Subfilo) > Ophiuroidea (Classe) > Myophiuroidea (Subclasse) > Metophiurida (Infraclasse) > Ophintegrida (Superordem) > Amphilepidida (Ordem) > Gnathophiurina (Subordem) > Gnathophiurina (Infraordem) > Amphiuroidea (Superfamilia) > Amphiuridae (Familia)

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Descrição

Corpo com disco central até 5 mm de diâmetro e cinco braços de cerca de quatro vezes esse comprimento (até 20 mm de comprimento); de cor acinzentada ou branca azulada. Disco coberto em ambos os lados por escamas bastante pequenas; os escudos radiais são pequenos, com cerca de 1/3 de raio discal e contíguos em todo o comprimento. Espécie luminescente.

Distribuição geográfica

Espécie cosmopolita em zonas de águas temperadas e temperadas a quentes.

Habitat

Encontra-se frequentemente na região intertidal até profundidades de cerca de 250 m, entre algas, briozoários, em águas pouco profundas e debaixo de conchas ou pedras.

Ecologia

Alimenta-se de partículas orgânicas existentes nos sedimentos e de partículas que se encontram em suspensão.

Características identificativas

  • Estrela de pequenas dimensões;
  • Disco circular de 3-5 mm de diâmetro, com pequenas escamas cobrindo a superfície dorsal;
  • Braços finos de 20 mm de comprimento;
  • Cor cinzenta/azulada-branca.

Estatuto de Conservação

Sinónimos

Amphioplus squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Amphipholis appressa Ljungman, 1872
Amphipholis australiana H.L. Clark, 1909
Amphipholis elegans (Farquhar, 1897)
Amphipholis japonica Matsumoto, 1915
Amphipholis kinbergi Ljungman, 1872
Amphipholis lineata Ljungman, 1872
Amphipholis minor (Döderlein, 1910)
Amphipholis patagonica Ljungman, 1872
Amphipholis squamata tenuispina (Ljungman, 1865)
Amphipholis tenera (Lütken, 1856)
Amphipholis tenuispina (Ljungman, 1865)
Amphipholis tissieri Reys, 1961
Amphiura elegans (Leach, 1815)
Amphiura neglecta Forbes, 1843
Amphiura parva Hutton, 1878
Amphiura squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Amphiura tenera Lütken, 1856
Amphiura tenuispina Ljungman, 1865
Asteria squamata Delle Chiaje, 1828
Asterias noctiluca Viviani, 1805
Asterias squamata Delle Chiaje, 1828
Axiognathus squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1829)
Ophiactis minor Döderlein, 1910
Ophiolepis tenuis Ayres, 1852
Ophiura elegans Leach, 1815

Informação Adicional

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Referências Internacionais

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