BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

ASTEROZOA (a subphylum of echinoderms)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subphylum)

ASTEROIDEA de Blainville, 1830 (starfish)
FORCIPULATIDA (an order of echinoderms), eg: Marthasterias glacialis (a starfish) - Top view VALVATIDA (an order of echinoderms), eg: Asterina gibbosa (Cushion Star) - Dorsal view - close-up
Class 2 ident refs
OPHIUROIDEA Gray, 1840 (brittle stars) Class  
OPHIURIDA Müller & Troschel, 1840 (an order of echinoderms) Order  
AMPHIURIDAE Ljungman, 1867 (a family of brittlestars) Family  
Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (a brittle star)
Dorsal view
OPHIOCOMIDAE Ljungman, 1867 (a family of birttlestars) Family  
Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789) (a brittle star)
Ophiocomina nigra (3 dark) and Ophiothrix fragilis (2 red)
OPHIOTRICHIDAE Ljungman, 1867 (a family of birttlestars) Family  
Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789) (Common Brittlestar)
Dorsal view - in rock pool

Suggested Literature

ASTEROZOA may be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers)
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