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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Ophiuroidea (class)  »  Ophiurida (order)  »  Ophiomusaidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 176025 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ophiomusa australis    (H.L. Clark, 1928)
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Ophiomusaidae (brittlestars) - show full list
Common Name: [a brittlestar]
CSIRO Marine Invertebrate Image Collection (MIIC)
Catalogue Number: MIIC-06560

CSIRO Specimen Reference: SS200510-006-014

Survey: SS200510 [details]
Date of image: 20-November-2005 12:11
Position: -31.6088° 114.981°
Depth: 370.4 metres

Image supplied by: Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Licence: CCBY 4.0

Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Ophiomusium australe
Organism Type: a brittlestar

Museum of Victoria 1917
World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - View potential occurrences at OBIS
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Rowe, F. W. E. Gates, J., 1995, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 33. Echinodermata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name
verified against
O'Hara, T.D. Hugall, A.F. Thuy, B. Stöhr, S. Martynov, A.V., 2017. Restructuring higher taxonomy using broad-scale phylogenomics: The living Ophiuroidea., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol. 107: 415-430. . doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.12.006

Record details

Record entered on 18-Jul-2000 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 16-Oct-2017 08:36 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
06-MAR-2013: moved to different family (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous family sequence: 1)
10-AUG-2015: add MoV number (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
15-FEB-2016: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
16-OCT-2017: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Ophiomusium)
 (previous species name: australe)
 (previous authority: H.L. Clark)
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