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Ophiurina

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiurinidae

Taxonomy
Ophiurina was named by Stürtz (1890) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l]. Its type is Ophiurina lymani. It is the type genus of Ophiurinidae.

It was assigned to Aganasteridae by Spencer (1925) and Lehmann (1957); to Ophiurinidae by Schuchert (1915), Owen (1965) and Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Ophiurina Stürtz p. 232
1915Ophiurina Schuchert p. 246
1925Ophiurina Spencer p. 288
1957Ophiurina Lehmann pp. 74-75
1965Ophiurina Owen p. 558
1966Ophiurina Spencer and Wright p. U93
2002Ophiurina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
suborderChilophiurina()
familyOphiurinidae
genusOphiurina

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