Ophiomusa testudo

Ophiomusium testudo. Fig. 35 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 testudo

Name Edit

Ophiomusa testudo (Lyman, 1875) O’Hara et al., 2018

Synonyms Edit

  • Ophiomusium testudo Lyman, 1875 (original combination)
Holotype: MCZ OPH-485
Type locality: Hassler Expedition, off Barbados. Depth: 182m.
Paratype: MCZ OPH-4118

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 22 as Ophiomusium testudo]
  • 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.  [see page 94 as Ophiomusium testudo]

Links Edit

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