Ophiomusium mutum. Fig. 26 a-b.

Taxonavigation Edit

Taxonavigation: Ophiomusina 

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: Ophiurida
Suborder Ophiomusina

Familia: Ophiomusaidae
Genus: Ophiomusa
Species: Ophiomusa muta

Name Edit

Ophiomusa muta Hertz, 1927

Note: originaly a subspecies of Ophiomusa facunda, then raised at a species of Ophiomusium by Baker, 2016, and reassigned to Ophiomusa by O’Hara et al., 2018

Synonyms Edit

  • Ophiomusa facunda muta Hertz, 1927 (original rank as a subspecies of Ophiomusa facunda)
  • Ophiomusium facundum mutum (Hertz, 1927)
  • Ophiomusium muta (Hertz, 1927)
  • Ophiomusium mutum (Hertz, 1927) Baker, 2016

References Edit

  • Baker, A.N. 2016. An illustrated catalogue of type specimens of the bathyal brittlestar genera Ophiomusium Lyman and Ophiosphalma H. L. Clark (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Zootaxa 4097(1): 1–40. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4097.1.1   Full article (PDF) Reference page.  [see page 18, raised at species rank as Ophiomusium mutum]
  • Hertz, M.C. 1927. Die Ophiuroiden der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition. I. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer Valdivia, 1898-1899. 22(3):59-122. Reference page.  [original description as Ophiomusa facunda muta]

Links Edit

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