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Ophiolancea

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiacanthidae

Taxonomy
Ophiolancea was named by Shone (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: K Vala-u]. Its type is Ophiolancea swartkopensis.

It was assigned to Ophiacanthidae by Shone (1986); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Ophiolancea Shone
2002Ophiolancea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
suborderOphiurina
familyOphiacanthidae
genusOphiolancea

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