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Amphiura  Forbes, 1842
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157722

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
                ClassOphiuroidea Gray, 1840 – basket stars, brittlestars, snake stars, ofiúro, serpente do mar, ophiures, basket stars, brittle stars, brittlestars, snake stars  
                   OrderOphiurida Müller and Troschel, 1840 – basket stars, serpent stars, basket stars, serpent stars  
                      SuborderGnathophiurina Matsumoto, 1915  
                         FamilyAmphiuridae Ljungman, 1867  
                            GenusAmphiura Forbes, 1842  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Amphiura abyssorum   
                               Species Amphiura acrystata H. L. Clark, 1911  
                               Species Amphiura borealis (G. O. Sars, 1871)  
                               Species Amphiura carchara H. L. Clark, 1911  
                               Species Amphiura chiajei   
                               Species Amphiura denticulata Koehler  
                               Species Amphiura diastata (Mcclendon, 1909)  
                               Species Amphiura diomedeae Lütken and Mortensen, 1899  
                               Species Amphiura fibulata Koehler, 1913  
                               Species Amphiura filiformis   
                               Species Amphiura fragilis   
                               Species Amphiura grandisquama   
                               Species Amphiura griegi   
                               Species Amphiura incana Lyman, 1879  
                               Species Amphiura otteri   
                               Species Amphiura palmeri Lyman, 1882  
                               Species Amphiura polyacantha Lütken and Mortensen, 1899  
                               Species Amphiura psilopora   
                               Species Amphiura securigera   
                               Species Amphiura semiermis   
                               Species Amphiura seminuda Lütken and Mortensen, 1899  
                               Species Amphiura serpentina Lütken and Mortensen, 1899  
                               Species Amphiura stimpsoni Lütken, 1859  
                               Species Amphiura sundevalli   

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Amphiura   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xx + 936   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-097-3   
  Reference for: Amphiura   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fell, H. Barraclough  
  Publication Date: 1960   
  Article/Chapter Title: Synoptic Keys to the Genera of Ophiuroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoology Publications from Victoria University of Wellington, no. 26   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Amphiura   

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