Ophiuraster record, Osage Co (Permian of the United States)

Where: Osage County, Oklahoma (36.9° N, 96.7° W: paleocoordinates 1.9° S, 28.5° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cottonwood Limestone Member (Beattie Limestone Formation), Asselian (298.9 - 295.5 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by D. F. Merriam

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: D. E. Hattin. 1959. An occurrence of Ophiuraster burrisi Miller. Journal of Paleontology 33(6):1125-1128 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94603: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 04.03.2010

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Taxonomic list

Ophiuroidea
 Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae
"Ophiuraster burrisi" = Archaeophiomusium burrisi
"Ophiuraster burrisi" = Archaeophiomusium burrisi Miller 1958 brittle star