Subfamily Ophioleucinae Matsumoto 1915 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

Full reference: H. Matsumoto. 1915. A new classification of Ophiuroidea: with description of genera and species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 67:43-92

Parent taxon: Ophiuridae according to B. Thuy 2011

See also Smith et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Felderophiura, Huangzhishania, Ophiocrossota, Ophiura, Ophiurinae, Ophiurites, Stegophiura

Subtaxa: Eirenura

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

Distribution: found only at motorway N43, SW Sedan, French Ardennes (Jurassic of France)

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