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Deckersamphiura

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Amphiuridae

Taxonomy
Deckersamphiura was named by Jagt (2000). It is not extant. Its type is Deckersamphiura inusitata.

It was assigned to Amphiuridae by Jagt (2000) and Jagt (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Deckersamphiura Jagt pp. 21-22
2001Deckersamphiura Jagt p. 192

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

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
J. W. M. Jagt 2000An amphiurid with conspicuous dorsal disc plating, with a distinct central plate and up to two additional circlets, stout arms with dorsal and ventral arm plates abutting over the entire arm length, narrow, crescent-shaped lateral arm plates with up to 7 (or more ?) short, simple arm spines, arrow head shaped oral shields and paired, pointed infradental papillae.