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Ophiopholis aculeata


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lexID:
10444 
Scientific:
Ophiopholis aculeata 
German:
Schlangenstern 
English:
Crevice Brittle Star 
Category:
Wężowidła 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Ophiuroidea (Class) > Ophiurida (Order) > Ophiactidae (Family) > Ophiopholis (Genus) > aculeata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, 1767) 
Occurrence:
Zirkumpolar, North Pacific (Ocean), European Coasts, Arctic Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, the British Isles 
Sea depth:
10 - 60 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 8cm 
Food:
Carrion, detrytus 
Difficulty:
Cold water animal 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Ophiopholis bakeri
  • Ophiopholis brachyactis
  • Ophiopholis japonica
  • Ophiopholis kennerlyi
  • Ophiopholis longispina
  • Ophiopholis mirabilis
  • Ophiopholis pilosa
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-02-06 19:47:27 

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Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)

Ophiopholis is a genus of brittle stars (Ophiuroidea) found in oceans worldwide from tropics to temperate regions.

Synonymised names:
Asterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767
Ophiocoma bellis (Fleming, 1828) (synonym)
Ophiolepis scolopendrica Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Ophiopholis aculeata typica H.L. Clark, 1911 (this is Clark's typical form, not a new subspecies)
Ophiopholis bellis (Forbes, 1839?)
Ophiura bellis Fleming, 1828
Polypholis echinata Duncan, 1880 (synonym)

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