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Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Aplocomidae
It was assigned to Ophiodermatidae by Enay and Hess (1962) and Spencer and Wright (1966); to Aplocomidae by Hess (1965) and Hess (1972); to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ophiopetrinae by Hess and Meyer (2008).
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.
|H. Hess and C. A. Meyer 2008||Teeth conical; 3-4 arm spines, length up to two arm segments; dorsal arm plates triangular with convex distal edge, in contact only in proximal part of arms.|