Ophionereididae

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Ophionereididae
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Ophionereis reticulata
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Ophionereididae

Ljungman, 1867
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Ophionereididae are a family of brittle stars.

Systematics[edit]

Ophionereididae has been placed (along with Ophiocomidae) to the superfamily Ophiocomidea and infraorder Chilophiurina[1] or suborder Chilophiurina[2] in different classifications. Ophionereididae contains the following genera:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, A.B.; Paterson, G.L.J., Ophiuroid phylogeny and higher taxonomy: morphological, molecular and palaeontological perspectives. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 114 (1995)
  2. ^ "Ophionereididae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  3. ^ MarineSpecies.org - Ophionereididae Ljungman, 1867