species: Macrophiothrix megapoma in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Macrophiothrix megapoma
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Family Ophiotrichidae
Genus Macrophiothrix
Species Macrophiothrix megapoma

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Hart, M.W. and R.D. Podolsky (2005). Mitochondrial DNA phylogeny and rates of larval evolution in Macrophiothrix brittlestars, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 34: 438-447. LIRS catalog number 939.
  • Hoggett, A.K. (1990). Taxonomy and systematic position of the brittlestar genus Macrophiothrix H.L. Clark (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea), Ph.D. thesis, University of Queensland. LIRS catalog number 680.