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Taxonavigation: Ophiacanthina 

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: Ophintegrida
Ordo: Ophiacanthida
Subordo: Ophiacanthina

Familia: Ophiacanthidae
Genus: †Dermacantha
Species: †D. carli – †D. leonorae – †D. pattyana – †D. seeweni


Dermacantha Thuy, 2013

ZooBank: D73D5436-6A0A-43C1-8298-C5C4BE5D5CA3
Type species: Dermacantha leonorae Thuy, 2013 (type by original designation).
Etymology: from Ancient Greek δέρμα (derma, skin) and ἄκανθα (acantha, thorn), in reference to the striking similarities in LAP morphology shared with Dermocoma.



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