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Amphiuridae  Ljungman, 1867
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157646

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
             SubphylumAsterozoa   
                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  
                      SuborderGnathophiurina Matsumoto, 1915  
                         FamilyAmphiuridae Ljungman, 1867  
    Direct Children:  
                            GenusAcrocnida Gislén, 1926  
                            GenusAmphichondrius Nielsen, 1932  
                            GenusAmphilimna   
                            GenusAmphiocnida   
                            GenusAmphiodia Verrill, 1899  
                            GenusAmphioplus Verrill, 1899  
                            GenusAmphipholis Ljungman, 1966  
                            GenusAmphiura Forbes, 1842  
                            GenusDiamphiodia Fell, 1962  
                            GenusDougalopus A. M. Clark, 1970  
                            GenusMicropholis Thomas, 1966  
                            GenusMonamphiura   
                            GenusNullamphiura   
                            GenusOphiocnida Lyman, 1865  
                            GenusOphionema Lütken, 1869  
                            GenusOphionephthys   
                            GenusOphiophragmus Lyman, 1865  
                            GenusOphiostigma Lütken, 1856  
                            GenusPandellia   
                            GenusUnioplus   
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Amphiuridae   
       
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hendler, Gordon, John E. Miller, David L. Pawson, and Porter M. Kier   
  Publication Date: 1995   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sea Stars, Sea Urchins, and Allies: Echinoderms of Florida and the Caribbean   
  Page(s): xi + 390   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-450-3   
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  Reference for: Amphiuridae   
       

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