Actinozonella, Stöhr, Sabine, 2011

Stöhr, Sabine, 2011, New records and new species of Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) from Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, Zootaxa 3089, pp. 1-50: 42

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Genus Actinozonella   gen. nov.

Etymology. The name is derived from the Greek words aktinos meaning ray, eluding to the pattern of disk plates of the type species resembling spokes of a wheel, and zonella (Greek = little belt) referring to the affinities of this genus with Ophiozonella   . Gender feminine.

Type species. Ophiomastus texturatus Lyman, 1883  

Description. As type species.