Ophioderma hybridum

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Ophioderma hybridum


Taxonavigation: Ophiodermatoidea 

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: Ophiodermatina
Superfamilia: Ophiodermatoidea

Familia: Ophiodermatidae
Genus: Ophioderma
Species: Ophioderma hybridum


Ophioderma hybridum Stöhr, Weber, Boissin & Chenuil, 2020

Etymology: This species has likely evolved by an ancient hybridization event between two species (O. longicauda and O. zibrowii or their respective ancestors), which the Latin word hybrida alludes to. It also refers to the mixed morphology of the species.
Holotype: SMNH-Type-9185
Type locality: MEDITERRANEAN SEA • Tunisia, Kelibia; 36°50′7.31″ N, 11°7′6.20″ E; depth 0.3–1.5 m; 3 Jul. 2013; Zined Marzouk & Alexandra Weber leg.; preserved in 95% ethanol;


  • Ophioderma hybrida Stöhr, Weber, Boissin & Chenuil, 2020 (wrong ending due to confusion about gender of Ophioderma, see Corrigenda of ICZN 1980. OPINION 1152)


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