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Xanthamphiura

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Amphiuridae

Taxonomy
Xanthamphiura was named by Hess (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: K Haut-u]. Its type is Xanthamphiura hauteriviensis.

It was assigned to Amphiuridae by Hess (1970); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Xanthamphiura Hess p. 1078
2002Xanthamphiura Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Life
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
infraorderGnathophiurina
superfamilyGnathophiuridea
familyAmphiuridae
genusXanthamphiura

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