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Sinosura

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Aplocomidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Sinosura Hess p. 779
1966Sinosura Spencer and Wright
2002Sinosura Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Sinosura Hess and Meyer p. 35

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
infraorderChilophiurina
familyAplocomidae
subfamilyAplocominae
genusSinosura

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
H. Hess and C. A. Meyer 2008Oral papillae mostly weak; lateral arm plates very thin and strongly striated, bent, with distal tongue.