Aspiduriella streichani Kutscher 1987 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

Alternative combination: Aspidura streichani

Full reference: M. Kutscher. 1987. Aspidura streichani sp. n. - eine neue Ophiuren-Art aus dem Muschelkalk von Rüdersdorf. Zeitschrift für geologische Wissenschaften 15(6):703-707

Belongs to Aspiduriella according to D. P. Bolette 1998

See also Calzada and Gutiérrez 1988, Kutscher 1987 and Radwanski 2002

Sister taxa: Aspiduriella camuna, Aspiduriella dorae, Aspiduriella italica, Aspiduriella ludeni, Aspiduriella montserratensis, Aspiduriella scutellata, Aspiduriella similis, Aspidura (Amphiglypha), Aspidura (Hemiglypha), Aspidura idahoensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Echinodermata, Muschelkalk, Rüdersdorf, Brandenburg, which is in an Anisian offshore marl in the Muschelkalk Formation of Germany

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Echinodermata, Muschelkalk, Rüdersdorf, Brandenburg

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