Definition of Ophiuroidea. Meaning of Ophiuroidea. Synonyms of Ophiuroidea

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Definition of Ophiuroidea

Ophiuroidea
Ophiurioidea O`phi*u`ri*oi"de*a, Ophiuroidea O`phi*u*roi"de*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? serpent + ? tail + ? form.] (Zo["o]l.) A class of star-shaped echinoderms having a disklike body, with slender, articulated arms, which are not grooved beneath and are often very fragile; -- called also Ophiuroida and Ophiuridea. See Illust. under Brittle star.

Meaning of Ophiuroidea from wikipedia

- Brittle stars or ophiuroids are echinoderms in the cl**** Ophiuroidea closely related to starfish. They crawl across the sea floor using their flexible...
- The subphylum includes the two cl****es Asteroidea, the starfish, and Ophiuroidea, the brittle stars and basket stars, and the extinct order Somasteroidea...
- which encomp****es the Asteroidea (starfish, 1,745 recent species), Ophiuroidea (brittle stars, 2,300 species), Echinoidea (sea urchins and sand dollars...
- plankton. They are part of the cl**** Ophiuroidea, which is the largest cl**** of echinoderms. The name Ophiuroidea comes from the roots, ophis, meaning snake...
- Ophiopholis is a genus of brittle stars (Ophiuroidea) found in oceans worldwide from tropics to temperate regions. The following species are recognised...
- Astroboa is a genus of basket stars in the cl**** Ophiuroidea. These species are included in the genus by the World Register of Marine Species: Astroboa...
- Ophiuroidea Brittle stars Asteroidea Starfish...
- Scientific cl****ification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Echinodermata Cl****: Ophiuroidea Order: Phrynophiurida Suborder: Euryalina Lamarck, 1816 Families Asteronychidae...
- The marine waters of the Houtman Abrolhos, an island chain off the coast of Western Australia, has been recorded as containing 172 species of echinoderm...
- Ophiothrix is a large genus of brittle stars (Ophiuroidea) found in oceans worldwide from tropics to Arctic and Antarctic regions. Ophiothrix is a large...
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