Registered 23,231 species  (Collections:374,687; Observations:76,812; Other records:5,938)
Classification : Eukarya - Opisthokonta - Animalia - Echinodermata - Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiotrichidae - Ophiothela
真核生物ドメイン - Opisthokonta - 動物界 - 棘皮動物門 - クモヒトデ/蛇尾綱 - クモヒトデ目 - トゲクモヒトデ科 - ニシキクモヒトデ属

Species Ophiothela danae   Verrill, 1869     ニシキクモヒトデ

Irimura, S. (1995) Ophiuroidea. In: Nishimura, S. (ed.), Guide to Seashore Animals of Japan with Color Pictures and Keys, vol. II. Hoikusha, Osaka, 529-537 (in Japanese). 
Lane, D. J. W., Marsh, L. M., Spiegel, D. V. and F. W. E. Rowe (2000) Echinoderm fauna of the South China Sea: an inventory and analysis of distribution patterns. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplements 8, 459-493.