CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 25 180921 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ophiodermatidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Ophiodermatidae (brittlestars) - show full list
Common Name: [a brittlestar]
Organism Type: a brittlestar
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Parent Codes: 25 180000     Ophiodermatidae, Ophiopezidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 25 180904     Bathypectinura spp.
25 180905     Cryptopelta spp.
25 180902     Ophiarachnella spp.
25 180908     Ophiochasma spp.
25 180912     Ophiocypris spp.
25 180910     Ophiodyscrita spp.
25 180913     Ophiomidas spp.
25 180911     Ophiopsammus spp.

World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-07-13
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Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
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 31-Oct-2017 11:08 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 31-Oct-2017 11:09 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: created
Modification history:
31-OCT-2017: created (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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