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Ophiocten

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

Taxonomy
Ophiocten was named by Lütken (1855) [Sepkoski's age data: J R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Ophiomastinae by Matsumoto (1915); to Ophiurinae by Lütken (1955) and Spencer and Wright (1966); to Ophiuridae by Jagt (2000); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Ophiocten Lütken
1915Ophiocten Matsumoto p. 76
1955Ophiocten Lütken
1966Ophiocten Spencer and Wright pp. U95-96
2000Ophiocten Jagt p. 16
2002Ophiocten Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
familyOphiuridae
subfamilyOphiurinae
genusOphiocten

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