CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Ophiuroidea (class)  »  Euryalida (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 25 172001     Taxa superceded by 25 170022 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ophiocreas sibogae    Koehler, 1904
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: not in use () - show full list
Common Name: [a snakestar]

Occurrence locations shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Organism Type: a snakestar
Parent Codes: 25 170907     Ophiocreas spp.

Museum of Victoria 1974
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
New Zealand (inc. subantarctic territories)
South Pacific (Fiji etc.)
Tropical Indo-Pacific (countries N/NE Australia)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Rowe, F. W. E. Gates, J., 1995, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 33. Echinodermata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name
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Okanishi, M. Fujita, T., 2013. Molecular phylogeny based on an increased number of species and genes revealed more robust family-level systematics of the order Euryalida (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea)., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol. 69: 566-580.
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