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Ophiomyxa pentagona  (Lamarck, 1816)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 206819

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                   OrderPhrynophiurida Matsumoto, 1915 – euryhaline brittle stars, euryhaline brittle stars  
                      SuborderOphiomyxina Fell, 1962  
                         FamilyOphiomyxidae Ljungman, 1866  
                            GenusOphiomyxa Müller and Troschel, 1840  
                               SpeciesOphiomyxa pentagona (Lamarck, 1816)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: European Echinodermata Check-List, Hans G. Hansson, pdf file (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: A draft for the European Register of Marine Species (part of "Species 2000") compiled at TMBL (Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory). Unpublished web PDF:   
  Reference for: Ophiomyxa pentagona   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ophiomyxa pentagona   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lyman, Theodore   
  Publication Date: 1864   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, at Harvard College, no. 1   
  Page(s): viii + 200   
  Publisher: University Press   
  Publication Place: Harvard, Massachusetts, USA   
  Reference for: Ophiomyxa pentagona   

 Geographic Information
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