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Aplocoma

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Aplocoma d'Orbigny p. 387
1965Aplocoma Hess p. 174
1966Aplocoma Spencer and Wright p. U95
1970Aplocoma Hess p. 1066
1985Aplocoma Hess p. 10
1991Aplocoma Hess p. 7
2002Aplocoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Aplocoma Hess and Meyer p. 34
2012Aplocoma Thuy et al. p. 165

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
suborderOphiurina
familyOphiolepididae()
genusAplocoma

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
H. Hess and C. A. Meyer 2008Lateral arm plates either weackly striated or unstriated.