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Amphioplus

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Amphiuridae

Taxonomy
Amphioplus was named by Verrill (1899) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Amphiurinae by Matsumoto (1915); to Amphiuridae by Verrill (1899), Berry (1941) and Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Amphioplus Verrill
1915Amphioplus Matsumoto p. 69
1941Amphioplus Berry p. 68
1966Amphioplus Spencer and Wright p. U101
2002Amphioplus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
infraorderGnathophiurina
superfamilyGnathophiuridea
familyAmphiuridae
genusAmphioplus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available