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Ophiura Lamarck, 1801

123574  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123574)

accepted
Genus
Subgenus Ophiura (Dictenophiura) H.L. Clark, 1923
Subgenus Ophiura (Ophiura) Lamarck, 1801
Species Ophiura acervata (Lyman, 1869)
Species Ophiura aequalis (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura albida Forbes, 1839
Species Ophiura atacta H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura bathybia H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura calyptolepis H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura clemens (Koehler, 1904)
Species Ophiura cryptolepis H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura falcifera (Lyman, 1869)
Species Ophiura flagellata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura flexibilis (Koehler, 1911)
Species Ophiura fluctuans Koehler, 1922
Species Ophiura gagara Djakonov, 1949
Species Ophiura imbecillis (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura lenticularis (Koehler, 1908)
Species Ophiura leptoctenia H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura lienosa (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura ljungmani (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura luetkenii (Lyman, 1860)
Species Ophiura micracantha H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura mimaria (Koehler, 1908)
Species Ophiura monostoecha H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura nitida Mortensen, 1933
Species Ophiura ooplax (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura quadrispina H.L. Clark, 1911
Species Ophiura robusta (Ayres, 1852)
Species Ophiura rouchi (Koehler, 1912)
Species Ophiura sarsii Lütken, 1855
Species Ophiura saurura (Verrill, 1894)
Species Ophiura stenobrachia H.L. Clark, 1917
Species Ophiura tenera (Lyman, 1883)
Species Ophiura violainae (Cherbonnier & Sibuet, 1972)

Species Ophiura ambigua (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) ambigua (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha ambigua (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura carnea Lütken, 1858 represented as Ophiura (Dictenophiura) carnea Lütken, 1858
Species Ophiura irrorata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiuroglypha irrorata irrorata (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura jejuna (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) jejuna (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha jejuna (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura lymani (Ljungman, 1871) represented as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) lymani (Ljungman, 1871) accepted as Ophiuroglypha lymani (Ljungman, 1871)
Species Ophiura mundata (Koehler, 1906) represented as Ophiura (Ophiura) mundata (Koehler, 1906)
Species Ophiura scomba Paterson, 1985 represented as Ophiura (Ophiura) scomba Paterson, 1985 accepted as Ophiuroglypha scomba (Paterson, 1985)

Subgenus Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) Hertz, 1927 accepted as Ophiuroglypha Hertz, 1927 (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) ambigua (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha ambigua (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) arntzi Manso, 2010 accepted as Ophiuroglypha arntzi (Manso, 2010) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) carinifera (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiuroglypha carinifera (Koehler, 1901) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata (Lyman, 1878) represented as Ophiuroglypha irrorata irrorata (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) jejuna (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha jejuna (Lyman, 1878) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) lymani (Ljungman, 1871) accepted as Ophiuroglypha lymani (Ljungman, 1871) (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) schmidtotti (Hertz, 1927) accepted as Ophiuroglypha schmidtotti Hertz, 1927 (raised to genus level by O'Hara et al. (2018) )
  » Species Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) verrucosa McKnight, 2003 accepted as Ophiuroglypha verrucosa (McKnight, 2003) (junior homonym of O. verrucosa (Studer, 1876), but subgenus raised to genus by O'Hara et al. (2018))
Species Ophiura aurantiaca (Verrill, 1882) accepted as Ophiopleura inermis (Lyman, 1878) (synonym)
Species Ophiura brevispina Say, 1825 accepted as Ophioderma brevispinum (Say, 1825)
Species Ophiura chathamensis Fell, 1952 accepted as Ophiura ooplax (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura clasta H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophioplinthus clasta (H.L. Clark, 1911) (synonym)
Species Ophiura concreta (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata concreta (Koehler, 1901) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata concreta (Koehler, 1901) (Reduced to subspecies)
Species Ophiura fisheri A.H. Clark, 1949 accepted as Amphiophiura fisheri (A.H. Clark, 1949)
Species Ophiura hadra H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Amphiophiura superba (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) (synonym)
Species Ophiura inermis (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiopleura inermis (Lyman, 1878) (synonym)
Species Ophiura lepida (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiura ljungmani (Lyman, 1878)
Species Ophiura loveni (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiura (Ophiuroglypha) irrorata loveni (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiuroglypha irrorata loveni (Lyman, 1878) (synonym acc. to Paterson (1985))
Species Ophiura monaria A.H. Clark, 1949 accepted as Amphiophiura insolita (Koehler, 1904)
Species Ophiura oligopora H.L. Clark, 1913 accepted as Amphiophiura oligopora (H.L. Clark, 1913) (synonym)
Species Ophiura penichra H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Amphiophiura penichra (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Species Ophiura plana (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) accepted as Ophiuroglypha plana (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) (transferred by Stöhr & O'Hara (2021))
Species Ophiura signata (Verrill, 1882) accepted as Ophiocten gracilis (G.O. Sars, 1872) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lamarck, J. B. (1801). Système des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; Présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'apres la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; Précédé du discours d'ouverture du Cours de Zoologie, donné dans le Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle l'an 8 de la République. Published by the author and Deterville, Paris: viii + 432 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14117719 [details]   
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2021). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophiura Lamarck, 1801. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123574 on 2021-10-25
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Ophiura Lamarck, 1801. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123574 on 2021-10-25
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-07-05 21:51:50Z
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2007-07-12 13:29:01Z
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2009-04-01 08:13:38Z
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original description Lamarck, J. B. (1801). Système des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; Présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'apres la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; Précédé du discours d'ouverture du Cours de Zoologie, donné dans le Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle l'an 8 de la République. Published by the author and Deterville, Paris: viii + 432 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14117719 [details]   

original description  (of Ophioglypha Lyman, 1860) Lyman, T. (1860). Descriptions of new Ophiuridae, belonging to the Smithsonian Institution and to the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Cambridge. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 1859-61.</em> 7, 193-204., available online at http://biostor.org/reference/61524 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cherbonnier, G.; Guille, A. (1978). Echinodermes: Ophiurides. <em>Faune de Madagascar, 48.</em> Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): Paris. ISBN 2-222-02341-6. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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]  Available for editors  PDF available 

status source Melville, R. V. (1980). Opinion 1152. Ophiura Lamarck, 1801 and Ophioderma Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Ophiuroidea): ruling on application of these names. <em>Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.</em> 37(2): 78-80. [details]   
 
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Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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