Ophiacantha oceani

Ophiacantha oceani

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Ophiacanthina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Superclassis: Cryptosyringida
Classis: Ophiuroidea
Subclasse: Myophiuroidea
Infraclasse: Metophiurida
Superordo: Ophintegrida
Ordo: Ophiacanthida
Subordo: Ophiacanthina

Familia: Ophiacanthidae
Genus: Ophiacantha
Species: †Ophiacantha oceani

NameEdit

Ophiacantha oceani Numberger-Thuy & Thuy, 2020

Holotype: MnhnL OPH074, dissociated lateral arm plate.
Type locality: Punta Mazza, Capo Milazzo, NE Sicily, Italy (38.270694° N, 15.239373° E).
Paratypes: MnhnL OPH075 and OPH076, two dissociated lateral arm plates.
Fossil range: latest Pliocene to earliest Pleistocene
Etymology: named after German progressive metal band The Ocean
ZooBank: F80B0B8E-7E60-4666-B682-E59E0B50A7A6

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