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Ophiothrix angulata  (Say, 1825)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157796

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ophiura angulata Say, 1825
    Ophiothrix angulata atrolineata H. L. Clark, 1918
    Ophiothrix angulata poecila H. L. Clark, 1918
    Ophiothrix angulata megalaspis H. L. Clark, 1918
    Ophiothrix angulata phoinissa H. L. Clark, 1918
    Ophiothrix angulata phlogina H. L. Clark, 1918
    Ophiothrix angulata violacea H. L. Clark, 1918
  Common Name(s): angular brittle star
    angular brittle star [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                         FamilyOphiothricidae Ljungman, 1866  
                            GenusOphiothrix Müller and Troschel, 1840  
                               SpeciesOphiothrix angulata (Say, 1825) – angular brittle star, angular brittle star  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ophiothrix angulata, angular brittle star   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hendler, Gordon, John E. Miller, David L. Pawson, and Porter M. Kier  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sea Stars, Sea Urchins, and Allies: Echinoderms of Florida and the Caribbean   
  Page(s): xi + 390   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-450-3   
  Reference for: Ophiothrix angulata   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  






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