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Ophiuridae  Lyman, 1865
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157384

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Ophiolepididae
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
                ClassOphiuroidea Gray, 1840 – basket stars, brittlestars, snake stars, ofiúro, serpente do mar, ophiures, basket stars, brittle stars, brittlestars, snake stars  
                   OrderOphiurida Müller and Troschel, 1840 – basket stars, serpent stars, basket stars, serpent stars  
                      SuborderChilophiurina Matsumoto, 1915  
                         FamilyOphiuridae Lyman, 1865  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Amphiophiura Matsumoto, 1915  
                            Genus Amphitarsus   
                            Genus Anthophiura Sladen, 1855  
                            Genus Astrophiura   
                            Genus Homalophiura   
                            Genus Ophiocten   
                            Genus Ophiolepis Müller and Troschel, 1840  
                            Genus Ophiomusium Lyman, 1869  
                            Genus Ophionotus   
                            Genus Ophiopenia Lütken, 1855  
                            Genus Ophiophycis   
                            Genus Ophioplax   
                            Genus Ophiopleura   
                            Genus Ophioplocus Lyman, 1861  
                            Genus Ophiozona Lyman, 1865  
                            Genus Ophiozonella   
                            Genus Ophiura Lamarck, 1801  
                            Genus Stegophiura Matsumoto, 1917  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ophiuridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Spencer, W. K., and C. W. Wright / Durham, J. Wyatt, et al. / Moore, Raymond C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title: Asterozoans   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part U, Echinodermata 3, vol. 1   
  Page(s): U4-U107   
  Publisher: The Geological Society of America and The University of Kansas Press   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  Reference for: Ophiuridae   

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