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Ophiocoma Agassiz 1836 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiocomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31568

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1836. Prodrome d'une monographie des radiaires ou échinodermes. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de Neuchâtel 1:168-199

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

Sister taxa: Ophiocominae, Ophiopsilinae

Subtaxa: Ophiocoma hessi, Ophiocoma ishidai, Ophiocoma nereida, Ophiocoma rasmusseni, Ophiocoma senonensis

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder-detritivore