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Ophiopeza Peters 1851 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiodermatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53792

Synonym: Ophiopsammus Lütken 1869 (taxon 77020)

Parent taxon: Ophiodermatidae according to W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966

Sister taxa: Ophiarachna, Ophiarachninae, Ophioderma, Ophiodermatinae, Palaeocoma

Subtaxa: Ophiopeza ferrugineum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore