CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 25 191000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Amphiuridae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Amphiuridae (brittlestars) - show full list
Common Name: brittlestars

Occurrence locations [6] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Common Names List: brittlestars
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.
Child Codes: 25 191903     Amphiodia spp.
25 191902     Amphioplus spp.
25 191904     Amphipholis spp.
25 191905     Amphistigma spp.
25 191906     Amphiura spp.
25 191907     Dougaloplus spp.
25 191901     Ophiocentrus spp.
25 191910     Ophiodaphne spp.
25 191909     Ophiosphaera spp.

World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-06-23
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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 18-Jul-2000 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 13-Nov-2017 09:19 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add reference
Modification history:
13-NOV-2017: add reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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