†family Calclyridae Frizzell and Exline 1955 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Calclyridae

Full reference: D. L. Frizzell and H. Exline. 1955. Monograph of fossil holothurian sclerites. Bulletin of the Missouri University School of Metallurgy and Mines, Technical series 89:1-204

Parent taxon: Ophiuroidea according to H. Kozur and H. Mostler 1989

See also Deflandre-Rigaud 1962, Frizzell and Exline 1955, Pawson 1966 and Wernlund 1977

Sister taxa: Ataxaster, Calclyra, Calyptactis, Cheiropterasteridae, Encrinasteridae, Euryalida, Euzonosomatidae, Hallasteridae, Lumectaster, Muldaster, Myophiuridadup, Nodolanx, Oegophiurida, Oegophiuridea, Oegophiuroida, Ophiaulaxoides, Ophioma, Ophiopetagno, Ophiotrigonum, Ophiurella, Ophiurida, Ophiuridea, Phrynophiurida, Stenasteridae, Zygophiurae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Calclyridae in the database

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