Ophiomusium murravii Forbes 1843 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Alternative combination: Ophiolepis murravii

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1843. On the fossil remains of starfishes and of the order Ophiuridae, found in Britain. Proceedings of the geological Society of London 4:232-234

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to H. Hess 1964

See also Boehm 1889, Forbes 1843 and Wright 1866

Sister taxa: Ophiomusium biconcavum, Ophiomusium calloviense, Ophiomusium dizluense, Ophiomusium eburneum, Ophiomusium ferrugineum, Ophiomusium fitchii, Ophiomusium gagnebini, Ophiomusium granulosum, Ophiomusium leckenbyi, Ophiomusium longecombense, Ophiomusium lux, Ophiomusium mammillatum, Ophiomusium praecisum, Ophiomusium ramsayi, Ophiomusium rugosum, Ophiomusium sentum, Ophiomusium sinemurensis, Ophiomusium sinuatum, Ophiomusium solodurense, Ophiomusium vermiculatum, Ophiomusium weymouthiense

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (1 collection), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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