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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: Ophiotomidae
Genus: Ophiotoma
Species (8 + †3): O. alberti – O. assimilis – O. bartletti – †O. charlottae – O. coriacea – O. gracilis – †O. incredibilis – O. megatreta – O. paucispina – O. tertium – †O. vadosa –


Type species: Ophiotoma coriacea Lyman, 1883, by monotypy.


(List may be incomplete)


Primary references[edit]

  • Lyman, T. 1883. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Carribbean Sea (1878-79), and on the east coast of the United States, during the summer of 1880, by the U.S. coast survey steamer “Blake”, commander J.R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. XX.- Report on the Ophiuroidea. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 10(6), 227-287. BHL Reference page.  [see page 268, original description]

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