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Ophiuroids

Ophiuroids

[of-ee-yoor-oid, oh-fee-]
Not to be confused with Ophiurida, an order within the class Ophiuroidea.

Ophiuroids are members of the class Ophiuroidea, which includes brittle stars and basket stars. Both brittle and basket stars are somewhat similar to sea stars in that they have multiple arms attached to a central disk.

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