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Huangzhishania Chen et al. 2004 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81042

Full reference: Z. Q. Chen, G. R. Shi, and K. Kaiho. 2004. New ophiuroids from the Permian/Triassic boundary beds of South China. Palaeontology 47(5):1301-1312

Parent taxon: Ophiuridae according to Z. Q. Chen et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Felderophiura, Ophiocrossota, Ophioleucinae, Ophiura, Ophiurinae, Ophiurites, Stegophiura

Subtaxa: Huangzhishania gulinensis, Huangzhishania permotriassica, Huangzhishania schistovertebrata

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Type: Huangzhishania permotriassica

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder