Astrocharinae

Baker, Alan N., Okanishi, Masanori & Pawson, David L., 2018, Euryalid brittle stars from the International Indian Ocean Expedition 1963 - 64 (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Euryalida), Zootaxa 4392 (1), pp. 1-27: 2

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4392.1.1

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scientific name

Astrocharinae
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Subfamily Astrocharinae  Okanishi, O’Hara & Fujita, 2011 a

Diagnosis. Arms simple, coiled. Disc five-lobed or circular, covered with plate-shaped external ossicles. Teeth triangular and widened, flat, situated on top of dental plate. Radial shields narrow, mono-layered, and naked in species of Astrocharis  . Ventral arm plates small, disappearing on middle to distal portion of arms. Arm spines up to three. Genital slits close to periphery of disc.