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Taxonavigation: Euryalida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Superclassis: Cryptosyringida
Classis: Ophiuroidea
Subclasse: Myophiuroidea
Infraclasse: Metophiurida
Superordo: Euryophiurida
Ordo: Euryalida

Familia: Gorgonocephalidae
Subfamilia: Gorgonocephalinae
Genus: Astrophyton
Species (1): A. muricatum


Type species: Euryale muricatum Lamarck, 1816, by subsequent designation.


Primary references[edit]

  • Fleming, J. 1828. A history of British animals, exhibiting the descriptive characters and systematical arrangement of the genera and species of quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the indigenous, extirpated, and extinct kinds, together with periodical and occasional visitants. Bell & Bradfute: Edinburgh/James Duncan: London. xxiii + 565 pp. BHL Reference page

Additional references[edit]

  • Lyman, T. 1865. Illustrated catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, at Harvard College, No. 1: Ophiuridae and Astrophytidae. viii+200 pp.; pl. I–II; fig. 1–19. BHL Reference page
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