Geocoma carinata Goldfuss 1833 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Aplocomidae

Alternative combination: Ophiura carinata

Synonyms: Ophiocten kelheimense Boehm 1889, Ophiopinna derecta Hess 1963, Ophiopsammus kelheimensis Boehm 1889, Sinosura derecta Hess 1963, Sinosura kelheimense Boehm 1889, Sinosura kelheimensis Boehm 1889

Full reference: G. A. Goldfuss. 1833. Divisio secunda. Radiariorum reliquiae. Petrefacta Germaniae et ea, quae in Museuo Universitatis Regiae, Borussicae Frederischiae Wilhelmiae Rhenanae servantur et alia quacungue in Museis Hueninghausiano, Muensteriano aliisque exstant, iconibus et descriptionnibus illustrata 1(2):115-252

Belongs to Geocoma according to H. Hess and C. A. Meyer 2008

See also Boehm 1889, Bourseau et al. 1991, d'Orbigny 1850, Enay and Hess 1970, Frickhinger 1994, Goldfuss 1833, Hess 1960, Hess 1963, Hess 1964, Hess 1975, Hess 1999, Kutscher 1987, Kutscher 1997, Kutscher and Röper 1995, Meyer et al. 1994, Quenstedt 1876, Spencer and Wright 1966 and von Zittel 1895

Sister taxa: Geocoma canjuersensis, Geocoma libanotica, Geocoma magna, Geocoma planata, Geocoma schoentalensis

Type specimens:

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

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (2 collections), Germany (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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