CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 25 185915 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Ophiophthalmus spp.   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Ophiacanthidae (brittlestars) - show full list
Common Name: [a brittlestar]
Organism Type: a brittlestar
Taxon Notes:This genus name is a homonym of Ophiophthalmus Fitzinger, 1843 (a reptile), but is retained here at present as a replacement name has not yet been assigned. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Parent Codes: 25 185951     Ophiacanthidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 25 185029     Ophiophthalmus relictus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Scientific Name
verified against
:
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: www.marinespecies.org at VLIZ.

Record details

Record entered on 5-Oct-2012 00:00 by Tony Rees
Record modified on 31-Oct-2017 13:59 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add taxon note
Modification history:
31-OCT-2017: add taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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