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Ophiothela

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiothricidae

Taxonomy
Ophiothela was named by Verrill (1867). It is extant.

It was assigned to Ophiothricidae by Verrill (1867), Matsumoto (1915), Spencer and Wright (1966) and Kutscher and Jagt (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Ophiothela Verrill
1915Ophiothela Matsumoto p. 74
1966Ophiothela Spencer and Wright p. U102
2000Ophiothela Kutscher and Jagt p. 74

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
infraorderGnathophiurina
superfamilyGnathophiuridea
familyOphiothricidae
genusOphiothelaVerrill 1867

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