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Ophiocoma

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiocomidae

Taxonomy
Ophiocoma was named by Agassiz (1836) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Ophiocominae by Matsumoto (1915); to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ophiocomidae by Ljungman (1867), Spencer and Wright (1966), Jagt (2000) and Storc and Zitt (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Ophiocoma Agassiz
1867Ophiocoma Ljungman
1915Ophiocoma Matsumoto p. 92
1966Ophiocoma Spencer and Wright p. U97
2000Ophiocoma Jagt p. 27
2002Ophiocoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Ophiocoma Storc and Zitt p. 131

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
infraorderGnathophiurina
superfamilyOphiocomidea
familyOphiocomidae
genusOphiocoma

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