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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, serpent stars, or ophiuroids are echinoderms in the cl**** Ophiuroidea closely related to starfish. They crawl across the sea floor using their...
- analyses gave inconsistent results, the main hypotheses being that the Ophiuroidea were sister to the Asteroidea, or that they were sister to the (Holothuroidea...
- The subphylum includes the two cl****es Asteroidea, the starfish, and Ophiuroidea, the brittle stars and basket stars, and the extinct order Somasteroidea...
- This List of echinoderm orders concerns the various cl****es and orders into which taxonomists categorize the roughly 7000 extant species as well as the...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ophiothrix is a large genus of brittle stars (Ophiuroidea) found in oceans worldwide from tropics to Arctic and Antarctic regions. Ophiothrix is a large...
- reported from the formation: Bivalves Ostreida Halobiidae Daonella lommeli Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiodermatidae Palaeocoma raiblana List of fossiliferous stratigraphic...
- subphylum includes the two cl****es of Asteroidea, the starfish, and Ophiuroidea, the brittle stars and basket stars. Asteroids have broad-based arms...
- belonging to the family Ophiocomidae. Ophiocomina australis H.L. Clark, 1928 Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789) Ophiuroidea Data Base...
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