Ophiuraster burrisi type locality, Reece (Carboniferous of the United States)

Where: Greenwood County, Kansas (37.8° N, 96.4° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° S, 28.8° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Americus limestone Member (Foraker limestone Formation), Noginian (301.2 - 300.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: H. W. Miller. 1958. A new genus and species of Permian ophiuroid from Kansas. Journal of Paleontology 32(2):357-361 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94604: 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