CZ EN
SEARCH  

Taxon profile

class

Ophiuroidea Gray, 1840

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Echinodermata - echinoderms »  subphylum Asterozoa

Images

Ophiarachna incrassata - Green Brittle Star

Ophiarachna incrassata - Green Brittle Star

Author: Ivo Antušek

Ophionereis reticulata - Reticulated Brittle Star

Ophionereis reticulata - Reticulated Brittle Star

Author: Larry Zetwoch (NOAA)

Ophioderma panamense

Ophioderma panamense

Author: Shane Anderson

Functions restricted to taxon Ophiuroidea

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

order Oegophiurida Matsumoto, 1915
order Ophiurida
Devonian – recent
order Phrynophiurida Matsumoto, 1915

Fossil taxa

family Cheiropterasteridae Spencer, 1934 inc.sed.
genus Klarasterina Petr, 1989 inc.sed.

Links and literature


Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.

Comments


Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon