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The Gnathophiurina are a group of Ophiuroidea mostly treated as suborder[1] (but at first as an order Gnathophiurida,[2] and sometimes as infraorder of Ophiurina[3] or not used at all).

Gnathophiurina
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Amphipholis squamata
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Gnathophiurina

Matsumoto, 1915
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  1. ^ "Gnathophiurina". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  2. ^ Matsumoto,H., A New Classification of the Ophiuroidea: With Descriptions of New Genera and Species, Proc. of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Vol.67, No.1 (1915)
  3. ^ Smith, A.B.; Paterson, G.L.J. . Ophiuroid phylogeny and higher taxonomy: morphological, molecular and palaeontological perspectives. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 114 (1995)