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Family Ophiodermatidae Ljungman 1867 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida

Full reference: A. V. Ljungman. 1867. Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerata. Öfversigt af Kongelige Vetenskapsakademiens Forhandlingar Stockholm 1866(9):303-336

Parent taxon: Ophiodermatina according to R. Storc and J. Zitt 2008

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Ophiarachna, Ophiarachninae, Ophioderma, Ophiodermatinae, Ophiopeza, Palaeocoma

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Type: Ophioderma

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore