Arenorbis squamosus Picard 1858 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Aplocomidae

Alternative combinations: Acroura squamosa, Aplocoma squamosa, Aspidura squamosa, Ophioderma squamosa

Synonyms: Acroura armata Picard 1886, Acroura coronaeformis Picard 1858, Acroura pellioperta Picard 1889, Acrura coronaiformis Picard 1858, Aspidura coronaeformis Picard 1858

Full reference: E. Picard. 1858. Über den Keuper bei Schlotheim in Thüringen und seine Versteinerungen. Zeitschrift fur die gesamten Naturwissenschaften 11:425

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

See also Benecke 1886, Boehm 1889, Eck 1879, Hess 1965, Hess 1970, Klinghardt 1933, Kutscher 1940, Müller 1976, Picard 1858, Picard 1886, Picard 1889, Pohlig 1878, Radwanski 2002 and Schöndorf 1913

Sister taxa: none

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

Distribution:

• Triassic of Germany (4 collections), Poland (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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