Ophiogymna pellicula   (Duncan,  1887) (Brittle Star)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Ophiuroidea
Order:Ophiurida
Family:Ophiotrichidae

Image copyrights: Tim O Hara, Museum Victoria

Description

Synonym (s)
Ophiocampsis pellicula Duncan, 1887
Ophiogymna fulgens (Koehler, 1905)
Ophiothrix fulgens Koehler, 1905
Ophiothrix macrobrachia H.L. Clark, 1911
Placophiothrix phrixa H.L. Clark, 1939

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sastry, DRK (2007) Echinodermata of India : An annotated list Records of Zoological Survey of India Occassional paper No. 271 ZSI, Kolkata 1-387 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Echinodermata_India_Checklist.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • The barcode of life data systems Biodiversity Institute of Ontario Available at - http://www.barcodinglife.org/index.php

Page last updated on:2011-09-08

Back to Search