Asteroporpa pulchra

Asteroporpa pulchra; Fig. 7.

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Euryalida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Superclassis: Cryptosyringida
Classis: Ophiuroidea
Subclasse: Myophiuroidea
Infraclasse: Metophiurida
Superordo: Euryophiurida
Ordo: Euryalida

Familia: Gorgonocephalidae
Genus: Asteroporpa
Subgenus: Asteroporpa (Asteroporpa)
Species: Asteroporpa (Asteroporpa) pulchra

Name

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Asteroporpa pulchra H.L. Clark, 1915

Type locality: Off Barbados, Atlantic Ocean. Depth: 56-125 fms.

Holotype: MCZ OPH-2808 [1]

Paratypes: MCZ OPH-2809 [2]; MCZ OPH-2810 [3]

References

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  • Clark, H.L. 1915. Catalogue of recent ophiurans: based on the collection of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 25(4): 163–376, 20 pls. BHL Reference page.  [original description of Asteroporpa pulchra p. 182]
  • Clark, H.L. 1941. Reports on the scientific results of the Atlantis expeditions to the West Indies, under the joint auspices of the University of Havana and Harvard University. The Echinoderms (other than holothurians). Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural. 15(1): 1-154, 10 plates. Reference page.  [as Asteroporpa pulchra p. 76]