WoRMS name details

Ophiolepis atra Stimpson, 1852

405792  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:405792)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine
Stimpson, W. (1854). Two new species of Ophiolepis, from the southern coast of the United States. <em>Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.</em> 4: 224-226., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8870934#page/232/mode/1up [details]   
Nomenclature Often attributed to 1852, which is the year when the species was presented to the Boston Society of Natural History. The...  
Nomenclature Often attributed to 1852, which is the year when the species was presented to the Boston Society of Natural History. The meeting proceedings of 1851-1854 were however all printed in 1854 according to the title page of the volume. Thus the species all have to be attributed to 1854. [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2019). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophiolepis atra Stimpson, 1852. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=405792 on 2019-12-15
Date
action
by
2009-06-24 08:38:00Z
created
2009-06-29 08:18:57Z
changed
2011-07-07 07:16:16Z
changed

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original description Stimpson, W. (1854). Two new species of Ophiolepis, from the southern coast of the United States. <em>Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.</em> 4: 224-226., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8870934#page/232/mode/1up [details]   
Syntype MCZ OPH-1438 [details]
From editor or global species database
Nomenclature Often attributed to 1852, which is the year when the species was presented to the Boston Society of Natural History. The meeting proceedings of 1851-1854 were however all printed in 1854 according to the title page of the volume. Thus the species all have to be attributed to 1854. [details]