WoRMS taxon details

Ophiacanthidae Ljungman, 1867

123204  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123204)

accepted
Family
Ophiacanthinae Paterson, 1985 (raised to family level)
Ophiocanopidae Mortensen, 1932 (type genus transferred to Ophiacanthidae)
Ophiochondrinae Verrill, 1899 (Ophiochondrus has been transferred to Ophiacanthidae)
Ophioplinthacinae Paterson, 1985 (removed by Martynov (2010))
Genus Ophiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Ophiacantha abyssa Kyte, 1982
  » Species Ophiacantha abyssicola G.O. Sars, 1872
  » Species Ophiacantha acanthinotata H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha aculeata Verrill, 1885
  » Species Ophiacantha adiaphora H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha aenigmatica Matsumoto, 1917
  » Species Ophiacantha alternata A.M. Clark, 1966
  » Species Ophiacantha angolensis Koehler, 1923
  » Species Ophiacantha anomala G.O. Sars, 1872
  » Species Ophiacantha antarctica Koehler, 1900
  » Species Ophiacantha aristata Koehler, 1895
  » Species Ophiacantha aspera Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha atopostoma H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha baccata Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiacantha bathybia H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha benigna Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805)
  » Species Ophiacantha brachygnatha H.L. Clark, 1928
  » Species Ophiacantha brasiliensis Tommasi & Abreu, 1974
  » Species Ophiacantha brevispina Koehler, 1898
  » Species Ophiacantha clavigera Koehler, 1907
  » Species Ophiacantha composita Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha contigua Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
  » Species Ophiacantha cornuta Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha cosmica Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha costata Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
  » Species Ophiacantha crassidens Verrill, 1885
  » Species Ophiacantha curima Clark, 1915
  » Species Ophiacantha cuspidata Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha cyrena A.H. Clark, 1916
  » Species Ophiacantha dallasii Duncan, 1879
  » Species Ophiacantha decaactis Belyaev & Litvinova, 1976
  » Species Ophiacantha densa Farran, 1913
  » Species Ophiacantha densispina Mortensen, 1936
  » Species Ophiacantha deruens Koehler, 1907
  » Species Ophiacantha diplasia H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha duplex Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha echinulata Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha enneactis H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha enopla Verrill, 1885
    » Subspecies Ophiacantha enopla enopla Verrill, 1885 accepted as Ophiacantha enopla Verrill, 1885 (subspecies removed by Martynov & Litvinova (2008))
    » Subspecies Ophiacantha enopla veterna (Koehler, 1907) accepted as Ophiacantha veterna Koehler, 1907 (accepted on species level by Martynov & Litvinova (2008))
  » Species Ophiacantha eurypoma H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha eurythra H.L. Clark, 1935
  » Species Ophiacantha exilis (Koehler, 1922)
  » Species Ophiacantha fidelis (Koehler, 1930)
  » Species Ophiacantha fraterna Verrill, 1885
  » Species Ophiacantha frigida Koehler, 1907
  » Species Ophiacantha funebris (Koehler, 1930)
  » Species Ophiacantha fuscina O'Hara & Stöhr, 2006
  » Species Ophiacantha granulifera Verrill, 1885
  » Species Ophiacantha helenae Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiacantha heterotyla H.L. Clark, 1909
  » Species Ophiacantha hirta Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
  » Species Ophiacantha hospes Koehler, 1930
  » Species Ophiacantha imago Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha inconspicua Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
  » Species Ophiacantha indica Ljungman, 1867
  » Species Ophiacantha iquiquensis Castillo-Alácon, 1968
  » Species Ophiacantha kokusai Martynov et al., 2015
  » Species Ophiacantha languida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha lasia H.L. Clark, 1915
  » Species Ophiacantha legata Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophiacantha lepidota H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha levis (Koehler, 1914)
  » Species Ophiacantha levispina Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha linea Shin & Rho, 1989
  » Species Ophiacantha lineata Koehler, 1896
  » Species Ophiacantha longidens Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha longispina Stöhr & Segonzac, 2005
  » Species Ophiacantha lophobrachia H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha macrarthra H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha marsupialis Lyman, 1875
  » Species Ophiacantha mesembria H.L. Clark, 1915
  » Species Ophiacantha metallacta H.L. Clark, 1915
  » Species Ophiacantha moniliformis Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
  » Species Ophiacantha nerthepsila H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Ophiacantha nitens Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiacantha nodosa Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha notata Koehler, 1906
  » Species Ophiacantha nutrix Baranova, 1955
  » Species Ophiacantha omoplata H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha opulenta Koehler, 1908
  » Species Ophiacantha otagoensis Fell, 1958
  » Species Ophiacantha pacata Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophiacantha pacifica Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
  » Species Ophiacantha paramedea Hertz, 1926
  » Species Ophiacantha parasema H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Ophiacantha parcita Koehler, 1906
  » Species Ophiacantha pentacrinus Lütken, 1869
  » Species Ophiacantha pentactis Mortensen, 1936
  » Species Ophiacantha pentagona Koehler, 1897
    » Variety Ophiacantha pentagona var. armata Koehler, 1898 accepted as Ophiacantha mesembria H.L. Clark, 1915 (synonymized by Koehler (1922))
  » Species Ophiacantha phragma Ziesenhenne, 1940
  » Species Ophiacantha placida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha prionota H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha prolata Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiacantha pyriformis Ziesenhenne, 1937
  » Species Ophiacantha quadrispina H.L. Clark, 1917
  » Species Ophiacantha renekoehleri O'Hara & Stöhr, 2006
  » Species Ophiacantha rhachophora H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha richeri O'Hara & Stöhr, 2006
  » Species Ophiacantha rosea Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha savagica Tommasi, 1976
  » Species Ophiacantha scissionis Lee, Stöhr, Bae & Shin, 2019
  » Species Ophiacantha scutata Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha scutigera Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiacantha sentosa Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha serrata Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha setosa (Bruzelius, 1805)
  » Species Ophiacantha severa Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophiacantha shepherdi Baker & Devaney, 1981
  » Species Ophiacantha similis A.H. Clark, 1916
  » Species Ophiacantha simulans Koehler, 1895
  » Species Ophiacantha smitti Ljungman, 1872
  » Species Ophiacantha sociabilis Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha sollicita Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophiacantha spectabilis G.O. Sars, 1872
  » Species Ophiacantha spinifera Lütken & Mortensen, 1899
  » Species Ophiacantha spinosella Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiacantha stellata Lyman, 1875
  » Species Ophiacantha striolata Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiacantha trachyacantha Djakonov, 1954
  » Species Ophiacantha trachybactra H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiacantha trivialis Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiacantha vagans Koehler, 1898
  » Species Ophiacantha varispina Verrill, 1885
  » Species Ophiacantha vepratica Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha veterna Koehler, 1907
  » Species Ophiacantha vilis Mortensen, 1924
  » Species Ophiacantha vivipara Ljungman, 1871
    » Subspecies Ophiacantha vivipara heptactis Hertz, 1926 accepted as Ophiacantha vivipara Ljungman, 1871 (synonymised by Mortensen (1936))
    » Subspecies Ophiacantha vivipara kerguelensis Studer, 1876 accepted as Ophiacantha vivipara Ljungman, 1871 (synonymised byt Mortensen (1936))
    » Variety Ophiacantha vivipara var. pentactis Mortensen, 1936 accepted as Ophiacantha pentactis Mortensen, 1936
  » Species Ophiacantha vorax Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha wolfarntzi Martín-Ledo, Sands & López-González, 2013
  » Species Ophiacantha yaldwyni Fell, 1958
  » Species Ophiacantha multispina (nomen dubium)
  » Species Ophiacantha poliaster (nomen dubium)
  » Species Ophiacantha sumneri (nomen dubium)
  » Species Ophiacantha ingrata Bernasconi & d'Agostino, 1975 (nomen nudum, misused species name without valid description)
  » Subgenus Ophiacantha (Ophiectodia) Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842 (none of the proposed species remains in this subgenus)
    » Species Ophiacantha (Ophiectodia) pectinula Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophiacantha echinulata Lyman, 1878 (synonymized by Koehler (1914))
  » Subgenus Ophiacantha (Ophiopristis) Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophiopristis Verrill, 1899 (raised to genus level by Paterson (1985))
  » Subgenus Ophiacantha (Ophiotreta) Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophiotreta Verrill, 1899 (currently raised to genus level)
  » Species Ophiacantha abnormis Lyman, 1879 accepted as Ophiotreta stimulea (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiacantha acutata Lyman, 1878 accepted as Ophiacantha scutata Lyman, 1878 (misspelling)
  » Species Ophiacantha amelata H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Ophiacantha dallasii Duncan, 1879 (synonymized by O'Hara & Stöhr (2006))
  » Species Ophiacantha ameleta H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Ophiacantha dallasii Duncan, 1879
  » Species Ophiacantha anchilabra H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiacantha vorax Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha antarctica (Lyman, 1879) sensu Mortensen, 1936 accepted as Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha audax Koehler, 1905 accepted as Ophiacantha duplex Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha augusta Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiacantha vepratica Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha bairdi Lyman, 1883 accepted as Ophiolimna bairdi (Lyman, 1883) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha barracoutae Koehler, 1923 accepted as Ophiacantha nerthepsila H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Ophiacantha bartletti Lyman, 1883 accepted as Ophiotoma bartletti (Lyman, 1883)
  » Species Ophiacantha bisquamata Matsumoto, 1915 accepted as Ophiotreta valenciennesi valenciennesi (Lyman, 1879)
  » Species Ophiacantha cataleimmoida H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiophthalmus cataleimmoidus (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiacantha cervicornis Lyman, 1883 accepted as Ophioprium cervicornis (Lyman, 1883) (transferred to new genus)
  » Species Ophiacantha chelys Wyville Thomson, 1877 accepted as Ophioplinthaca chelys (C.W. Thomson, 1877)
  » Species Ophiacantha clandestina Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiacantha duplex Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha clypeata Kyte, 1977 accepted as Ophiacantha trachybactra H.L. Clark, 1911 (juvenile form of O. trachybactra acc. to Martynov et al. (2015))
  » Species Ophiacantha composita sensu Mortensen, 1927 accepted as Ophiacantha simulans Koehler, 1895 (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha composita sensu Koehler, 1906 accepted as Ophiacantha simulans Koehler, 1895 (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha confusa Koehler, 1905 accepted as Ophiacantha longidens Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha congesta Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophialcaea tuberculosa (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiacantha dallasi (Duncan, 1879) accepted as Ophiacantha dallasii Duncan, 1879 (misspelling)
  » Species Ophiacantha danae Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha decipiens Koehler, 1906 accepted as Ophiacantha crassidens Verrill, 1885
  » Species Ophiacantha decora Koehler, 1898 accepted as Ophiacantha indica Ljungman, 1867
  » Species Ophiacantha denuispina Mortensen, 1936 accepted as Ophiacantha densispina Mortensen, 1936 (lapsus calami)
  » Species Ophiacantha dilecta Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiotreta eximia (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha diploa H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiacantha duplex Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha discoidea Lyman, 1879 accepted as Ophiacantha indica Ljungman, 1867
  » Species Ophiacantha disjuncta (Koehler, 1911) accepted as Ophiacantha antarctica Koehler, 1900 (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha dissidens Koehler, 1905 accepted as Ophiopristis dissidens (Koehler, 1905)
  » Species Ophiacantha drygalskii (Hertz, 1927) accepted as Ophiocamax drygalskii Hertz, 1927
  » Species Ophiacantha dumosa A.H. Clark, 1949 accepted as Ophiacantha longidens Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha durbanensis Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Ophiotreta durbanensis (Mortensen, 1933) (superceded combination)
  » Species Ophiacantha ensifera (Verrill, 1899) accepted as Ophiopristis ensifera Verrill, 1899
  » Species Ophiacantha euphylactea H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophientrema euphylactea (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiacantha eurythyra H.L. Clark, 1935 accepted as Ophiacantha eurythra H.L. Clark, 1935 (misspelling)
  » Species Ophiacantha eximia Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiotreta eximia (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha fausta Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiacantha serrata Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha ficta Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiacantha placida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha gracilis Verrill, 1885 accepted as Ophiothamnus chariis H.L. Clark, 1915 (synonym acc. to H.L. Clark (1915))
  » Species Ophiacantha gracilis (Studer, 1882) accepted as Ophiacantha dallasii Duncan, 1879 (Synonymized by O'Hara & Stöhr (2006))
  » Species Ophiacantha granulosa Lyman, 1878 accepted as Ophiomitrella granulosa (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiacantha graphica Koehler, 1922 accepted as Ophiacantha longidens Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha gratiosa Koehler, 1897 accepted as Ophiotreta stimulea (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiacantha groenlandica Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Ophiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha hibernica Farran, 1913 accepted as Ophiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha hirsuta Lyman, 1875 accepted as Ophiopristis hirsuta (Lyman, 1875)
  » Species Ophiacantha hylacantha H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiophthalmus hylacanthus (Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiacantha hylacanthus H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiophthalmus hylacanthus (Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiacantha imperita Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiotreta imperita (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha inermis Mortensen, 1936 accepted as Ophiacantha angolensis var. inermis Mortensen, 1936 (status unclear)
  » Species Ophiacantha inutilis Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiotreta stimulea (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiacantha laevipellis Lyman, 1883 accepted as Ophiomitrella laevipellis (Lyman, 1883) (basionym)
  » Species Ophiacantha lambda H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiolimna perfida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha leucorhabdota H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiomitra leucorhabdota (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiacantha leucosticta H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophientrema leucosticta (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiacantha lineolata Lyman, 1883 accepted as Ophiotreta lineolata (Lyman, 1883) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha luctosa Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiopristis luctosa (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha macroplaca H.L. Clark, 1915 accepted as Ophiocoma macroplaca (H.L. Clark, 1915) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha matura Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiotreta matura (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha megatetra H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiotoma megatreta (H.L. Clark, 1911) (misspelling of megatreta)
  » Species Ophiacantha megatreta H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiotoma megatreta (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiacantha meridionalis Lyman, 1869 accepted as Ophiacantha pentacrinus Lütken, 1869 (synonym acc. to H.L. Clark, 1915)
  » Species Ophiacantha millespina Verrill, 1879 accepted as Ophiacantha abyssicola G.O. Sars, 1872 (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha mitsuii Murakami, 1942 accepted as Ophiopristis mitsuii Murakami, 1942
  » Species Ophiacantha normani Lyman, 1879 accepted as Ophiophthalmus normani (Lyman, 1879)
  » Species Ophiacantha nudextrema H.L. Clark, 1939 accepted as Ophiomitrella nudextrema (H.L. Clark, 1939) (transferred by O'Hara & Stöhr (2006))
  » Species Ophiacantha oedidisca H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiophthalmus relictus (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha oligacantha H.L. Clark, 1918 accepted as Ophiocomella ophiactoides (H.L. Clark, 1900) (transferred to Ophiocomella by Parslow & Clark, A.M. (1963))
  » Species Ophiacantha opercularis (Koehler, 1907) accepted as Ophiolimna opercularis Koehler, 1907
  » Species Ophiacantha ophiactoides H.L. Clark, 1900 accepted as Ophiocomella ophiactoides (H.L. Clark, 1900)
  » Species Ophiacantha paucispina Lütken & Mortensen, 1899 accepted as Ophiotoma paucispina (Lütken & Mortensen, 1899) (transferred by H.L. Clark (1915))
  » Species Ophiacantha perfida Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiolimna perfida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha placentigera Lyman, 1880 accepted as Ophiolimna placentigera (Lyman, 1880)
  » Species Ophiacantha polaris Koehler, 1901 accepted as Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879)
  » Species Ophiacantha porrecta (Koehler, 1914) accepted as Ophiomitrella porrecta Koehler, 1914
  » Species Ophiacantha procera Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiopristis procera (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha relicta Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiophthalmus relictus (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha robusta (Koehler, 1914) accepted as Ophiomitra robusta Koehler, 1914
  » Species Ophiacantha rufescens Koehler, 1896 accepted as Ophiotreta valenciennesi rufescens (Koehler, 1896)
  » Species Ophiacantha scabra M. Sars, 1859 accepted as Ophiacantha setosa (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym acc. to Lyman (1882))
  » Species Ophiacantha scolopendrica Lyman, 1883 accepted as Ophientrema scolopendrica (Lyman, 1883)
  » Species Ophiacantha segesta Lyman, 1878 accepted as Ophiacantha smitti Ljungman, 1872
  » Species Ophiacantha sertata (Lyman, 1869) accepted as Ophiotreta sertata (Lyman, 1869) (transferred to Ophiotreta by Verrill (1899))
  » Species Ophiacantha spinulosa Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Ophiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha stimulea Lyman, 1878 accepted as Ophiotreta stimulea (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiacantha suspecta Koehler, 1905 accepted as Ophiacantha duplex Koehler, 1897
  » Species Ophiacantha tenuis Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiomitrella tenuis (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiacantha tenuispina H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Ophiacantha longidens Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiacantha troscheli Lyman, 1878 accepted as Ophiacanthella troscheli (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiacantha truncata Koehler, 1930 accepted as Ophiacantha rosea Lyman, 1878 (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha tuberculosa Lyman, 1878 accepted as Ophialcaea tuberculosa (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiacantha valenciennesi sensu Lieberkind, 1929, non Lyman accepted as Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiacantha valenciennesi Lyman, 1879 accepted as Ophiotreta valenciennesi valenciennesi (Lyman, 1879)
  » Species Ophiacantha vestita Koehler, 1897 accepted as Ophiopristis vestita (Koehler, 1897)
  » Species Ophiacantha yaldwini Fell, 1958 accepted as Ophiacantha yaldwyni Fell, 1958 (unaccepted, misspelling)
Genus Ophialcaea Verrill, 1899
Genus Ophientrema Verrill, 1899
Genus Ophiocanops Koehler, 1922
Genus Ophiochondrus Lyman, 1869
Genus Ophiohamus O'Hara & Stöhr, 2006
Genus Ophiolebes Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiolebes asaphes H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiolebes bacata Koehler, 1921
  » Species Ophiolebes brachygnatha H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiolebes comatulina McKnight, 2003
  » Species Ophiolebes humilis (Lyman, 1869)
  » Species Ophiolebes mortenseni A.H. Clark, 1916
  » Species Ophiolebes pachyphylax H.L. Clark, 1915
  » Species Ophiolebes retecta (Koehler, 1895)
  » Species Ophiolebes sagamiensis Irimura, 1982
  » Species Ophiolebes scorteus Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiolebes tuberosus Matsumoto, 1915
  » Species Ophiolebes vestitus Lyman, 1878
  » Species Ophiolebes vivipara Djakonov, 1949
  » Species Ophiolebes acanellae Verrill, 1885 accepted as Ophiomitrella clavigera (Ljungman, 1865) (synonym)
  » Species Ophiolebes biscutifer G.A. Smith, 1923 accepted as Ophiolebella biscutifera (G.A. Smith, 1923)
  » Species Ophiolebes brevispina H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiosemnotes brevispina (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiolebes clavigera (Ljungman, 1865) accepted as Ophiomitrella clavigera (Ljungman, 1865)
  » Species Ophiolebes diaphora H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiosemnotes diaphora (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiolebes pachybactra H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiosemnotes pachybactra (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiolebes paucispina H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiosemnotes paucispina (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiolebes tuberosa Matsumoto, 1915 accepted as Ophiolebes tuberosus Matsumoto, 1915 (erroneus gender ending of specific name)
  » Species Ophiolebes tylota H.L. Clark, 1911 accepted as Ophiosemnotes tylota (H.L. Clark, 1911)
Genus Ophiolimna Verrill, 1899
  » Species Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879)
  » Species Ophiolimna bairdi (Lyman, 1883)
  » Species Ophiolimna diastata (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiolimna opercularis Koehler, 1907
  » Species Ophiolimna perfida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiolimna placentigera (Lyman, 1880)
  » Species Ophiolimna littoralis Koehler, 1913 accepted as Ophiurochaeta littoralis (Koehler, 1913)
  » Species Ophiolimna mixta (Lyman, 1878) accepted as Ophiurochaeta mixta (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiolimna papillata (H.L. Clark, 1911) accepted as Ophiolimna antarctica (Lyman, 1879) (synonymized)
  » Species Ophiolimna parcita (Koehler, 1906) accepted as Ophiacantha parcita Koehler, 1906
  » Species Ophiolimna setosa (Bruzelius, 1805) accepted as Ophiacantha setosa (Bruzelius, 1805)
Genus Ophiomitrella Verrill, 1899
  » Species Ophiomitrella americana Koehler, 1914
  » Species Ophiomitrella araucana Castillo-Alárcon, 1968
  » Species Ophiomitrella barbara Koehler, 1904
  » Species Ophiomitrella chilensis Mortensen, 1952
  » Species Ophiomitrella clavigera (Ljungman, 1865)
  » Species Ophiomitrella conferta (Koehler, 1922)
  » Species Ophiomitrella cordifera Koehler, 1896
  » Species Ophiomitrella corynephora H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Ophiomitrella globifera (Koehler, 1895)
  » Species Ophiomitrella granulosa (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophiomitrella hamata Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophiomitrella ingrata Koehler, 1908
  » Species Ophiomitrella laevipellis (Lyman, 1883)
  » Species Ophiomitrella mensa O'Hara & Stöhr, 2006
  » Species Ophiomitrella mutata Koehler, 1904
  » Species Ophiomitrella nudextrema (H.L. Clark, 1939)
  » Species Ophiomitrella parviglobosa O'Hara & Stöhr, 2006
  » Species Ophiomitrella polyacantha (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiomitrella porrecta Koehler, 1914
  » Species Ophiomitrella sagittata Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophiomitrella stellifera Matsumoto, 1917
  » Species Ophiomitrella subjecta Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophiomitrella suspectus (Koehler, 1922)
  » Species Ophiomitrella tenuis (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiomitrella exilis Koehler, 1922 accepted as Ophiacantha exilis (Koehler, 1922) (transferred by O'Hara & Stöhr (2006))
  » Species Ophiomitrella falklandica Mortensen, 1936 accepted as Ophiomitrella conferta (Koehler, 1922)
  » Species Ophiomitrella fidelis Koehler, 1930 accepted as Ophiacantha fidelis (Koehler, 1930)
  » Species Ophiomitrella funebris Koehler, 1930 accepted as Ophiacantha funebris (Koehler, 1930)
  » Species Ophiomitrella glabra H.L. Clark, 1900 accepted as Ophioblenna antillensis Lütken, 1859 (synonym)
  » Species Ophiomitrella globulifera (Koehler, 1896) accepted as Ophiomitrella globifera (Koehler, 1895)
  » Species Ophiomitrella ikedai Murakami, 1944 accepted as Ophiomitrella tenuis (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiomitrella languida Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiacantha languida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiomitrella levis Koehler, 1914 accepted as Ophiacantha levis (Koehler, 1914)
  » Species Ophiomitrella lineata Koehler, 1930 accepted as Ophiomitra leucorhabdota (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiomitrella moniliformis Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiacantha renekoehleri O'Hara & Stöhr, 2006
  » Species Ophiomitrella nominata Koehler, 1930 accepted as Ophiocamax nominata (Koehler, 1930)
  » Species Ophiomitrella placida Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophiacantha placida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiomitrella severa (Koehler, 1922) accepted as Ophiacantha severa Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophiomitrella stelligera Matsumoto, 1917 accepted as Ophiomitrella stellifera Matsumoto, 1917 (misspelling)
Genus Ophiomoeris Koehler, 1904
Genus Ophioplinthaca Verrill, 1899
  » Species Ophioplinthaca abyssalis Cherbonnier & Sibuet, 1972
  » Species Ophioplinthaca amezianeae O'Hara & Stöhr, 2006
  » Species Ophioplinthaca athena A.H. Clark, 1949
  » Species Ophioplinthaca bythiaspis (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca carduus (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca chelys (C.W. Thomson, 1877)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca citata Koehler, 1904
  » Species Ophioplinthaca clothilde A.H. Clark, 1949
  » Species Ophioplinthaca codonomorpha (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca crassa H.L. Clark, 1939
  » Species Ophioplinthaca defensor Koehler, 1930
  » Species Ophioplinthaca dipsacos (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca globata Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophioplinthaca grenadensis John & A.M. Clark, 1954
  » Species Ophioplinthaca hastata Koehler, 1922
  » Species Ophioplinthaca incisa (Lyman, 1883)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca laudator Koehler, 1930
  » Species Ophioplinthaca lithosora (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca manillae Guille, 1981
  » Species Ophioplinthaca miranda Koehler, 1904
  » Species Ophioplinthaca monitor Koehler, 1930
  » Species Ophioplinthaca papillosa H.L. Clark, 1939
  » Species Ophioplinthaca plicata (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca pulchra Koehler, 1904
  » Species Ophioplinthaca rudis (Koehler, 1897)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca sarsii (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca semele (A.H. Clark, 1949)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca sexradia Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Ophioplinthaca spinissima H.L. Clark, 1900
  » Species Ophioplinthaca tylota H.L. Clark, 1939
  » Species Ophioplinthaca weberi (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca mitis Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophioplinthaca pulchra Koehler, 1904
  » Species Ophioplinthaca occlusa Koehler, 1907 accepted as Ophiothamnus affinis Ljungman, 1872 (synonym)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca vicina Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophioplinthaca plicata (Lyman, 1878)
  » Species Ophioplinthaca victor Koehler, 1930 accepted as Ophioplinthaca monitor Koehler, 1930
Genus Ophioripa Koehler, 1922
Genus Ophiosemnotes Matsumoto, 1917
Genus Ophiurothamnus Matsumoto, 1917

Genus Ophiophthalmus Matsumoto, 1917 (temporary name, preoccupied by a reptile (Fitzinger, 1843))
  » Species Ophiophthalmus granulifera (nomen dubium)
  » Species Ophiophthalmus cataleimmoidus (H.L. Clark, 1911) (temporary name, Ophiophthalmus is a homonym)
  » Species Ophiophthalmus hylacanthus (Clark, 1911) (temporary name, Ophiophthalmus is a homonym)
  » Species Ophiophthalmus normani (Lyman, 1879) (temporary name, Ophiophthalmus is a homonym)
  » Species Ophiophthalmus relictus (Koehler, 1904) (temporary name, Ophiophthalmus is a homonym)
  » Species Ophiophthalmus cataleimmoida (H.L. Clark, 1911) accepted as Ophiophthalmus cataleimmoidus (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiophthalmus diplasia (H.L. Clark, 1911) accepted as Ophiacantha diplasia H.L. Clark, 1911 (Ophiophthalmus is a junior homonym, Hendler (1996) transferred this species back to Ophiacantha, pending a revision of the genus )
  » Species Ophiophthalmus eurypoma (H.L. Clark, 1911) accepted as Ophiacantha eurypoma H.L. Clark, 1911
  » Species Ophiophthalmus honestus Koehler, 1930 accepted as Ophiomitra leucorhabdota (H.L. Clark, 1911)
  » Species Ophiophthalmus placida (Koehler, 1904) accepted as Ophiacantha placida (Koehler, 1904)
  » Species Ophiophthalmus suspectus Koehler, 1922 accepted as Ophiomitrella suspectus (Koehler, 1922)

Subfamily Ophiacanthinae Paterson, 1985 accepted as Ophiacanthidae Ljungman, 1867 (raised to family level)
Genus Ophianoplus M. Sars, 1859 accepted as Ophiopsila Forbes, 1843 (synonym)
  » Species Ophianoplus annulosus M. Sars, 1859 accepted as Ophiopsila annulosa (M. Sars, 1859) (synonym)
  » Species Ophianoplus marmoreus M. Sars, 1859 accepted as Ophiopsila aranea Forbes, 1843 (synonymized by Ludwig (1879))
Genus Ophiectodia Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Genus Ophientodia Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Genus Ophiocantha accepted as Ophiolimna Verrill, 1899 (misspelling)
Genus Ophiodiplax Koehler, 1911 accepted as Ophiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Subfamily Ophiohelinae Perrier, 1893 accepted as Ophiomycetidae Verrill, 1899
Genus Ophioleda Koehler, 1906 accepted as Ophiothamnus Lyman, 1869 (synonym)
Genus Ophiomedia accepted as Ophiomedea Koehler, 1906 (misspelling)
  » Species Ophiomedia dissidens (Koehler, 1904) accepted as Ophiomedea dissidens (Koehler, 1904) (misspelling of genus name)
Genus Ophiomelina Koehler, 1922 accepted as Ophiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Genus Ophiomytis Koehler, 1904 accepted as Ophioplinthaca Verrill, 1899 (synonym)
Subfamily Ophioplinthacinae Paterson, 1985 accepted as Ophiacanthidae Ljungman, 1867 (removed by Martynov (2010))
Genus Ophiopora Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophiotoma Lyman, 1883 (synonym)
Genus Ophioscalus Verrill, 1899 accepted as Ophiacantha Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
Subfamily Ophiotominae Paterson, 1985 accepted as Ophiotomidae Paterson, 1985 (removed by Martynov (2010))
Genus Ophiotrema Koehler, 1896 accepted as Ophiotoma Lyman, 1883 (revision)
marine
recent + fossil
Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. <em>Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866.</em> 23(9): 303-336., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32287761 [details]   
Taxonomy Paraphyletic taxon in need of revision.  
Taxonomy Paraphyletic taxon in need of revision. [details]
Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T.; Thuy, B. (Eds) (2021). World Ophiuroidea Database. Ophiacanthidae Ljungman, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123204 on 2021-04-18
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original description Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. <em>Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866.</em> 23(9): 303-336., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32287761 [details]   

original description  (of Ophiocanopidae Mortensen, 1932) Mortensen, T. (1932). On an extraordinary ophiurid, Ophiocanops fugiens Koehler. With remarks on Astrogymnotes, Ophiopteron, and on an albino Ophiocoma. <em>Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk naturhistorisk Forening.</em> 93: 1-22.
page(s): 8 [details]   

original description  (of Ophiacanthinae Paterson, 1985) Paterson, G.L.J. (1985). The deep-sea Ophiuroidea of the north Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 49(1): 1-162., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2273511 [details]   

original description  (of Ophiochondrinae Verrill, 1899) Verrill, A. E. (1899). North American Ophiuroidea. I. Revision of certain families and genera of West Indian ophiurans. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences.</em> 10(7), 301-371.
page(s): 355 [details]   

original description  (of Ophioplinthacinae Paterson, 1985) Paterson, G.L.J. (1985). The deep-sea Ophiuroidea of the north Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 49(1): 1-162., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2273511 [details]   

taxonomy source Martynov, A. (2010). Reassessment of the classification of the Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata), based on morphological characters. I. General character evaluation and delineation of the families Ophiomyxidae and Ophiacanthidae. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2697: 1-154. [details]   

taxonomy source O'Hara, T. D.; Hugall, A. F.; Thuy, B.; Stöhr, S.; Martynov, A. V. (2017). Restructuring higher taxonomy using broad-scale phylogenomics: The living Ophiuroidea. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 107: 415-430., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.12.006 [details]   

taxonomy source O'Hara, T. D.; Stöhr, S.; Hugall, A. F.; Thuy, B.; Martynov, A. (2018). Morphological diagnoses of higher taxa in Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) in support of a new classification. <em>European Journal of Taxonomy.</em> (416)., available online at https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2018.416 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Paterson, G.L.J. (1985). The deep-sea Ophiuroidea of the north Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 49(1): 1-162., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2273511 [details]   

identification resource O'Hara, T.; Stöhr, S. (2006). Deep water Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) of New Caledonia: Ophiacanthidae and Hemieuryalidae. <em>In: Richer de Forges, B. et al. (Ed.) Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 24. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (1993).</em> 193: 33-141., available online at http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=18965845 [details]   
 
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Japanese トゲナガクモヒトデ科  [details]
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