the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Ophidiaster ophidianus  (Lamarck, 1816)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157056

(Download Help) Ophidiaster ophidianus TSN 157056

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Asterias ophidiana Lamarck, 1816
 
    Ophidiaster canariensis Greeff, 1872
 
    Ophidiaster aurantius Gray, 1840
 
  Common Name(s): estrella púrpura [Spanish]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
             SubphylumAsterozoa   
                ClassAsteroidea de Blainville, 1830 – étoiles de mer, stelléridés, estrela do mar, sea stars, starfishes, starfish, estrella de mar  
                   SuperorderValvatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderValvatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyOphidiasteridae Verrill, 1870  
                            GenusOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836  
                               SpeciesOphidiaster ophidianus (Lamarck, 1816) – estrella púrpura  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Ophidiaster ophidianus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ophidiaster ophidianus   
       
  Source: WoRMS - World Asteroidea Database, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org   
  Reference for: Ophidiaster ophidianus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s):    
  Publication Date:    
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:    
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for:    
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124101  
 

 

   

 
 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met
 
LOADING...
 

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    


Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar