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Ophiocnida

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Amphiuridae

Taxonomy
Ophiocnida was named by Lyman (1865) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Amphiuridae by Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Ophiocnida Lyman
1966Ophiocnida Spencer and Wright p. U102
2002Ophiocnida Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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