Ophiomusium weymouthiense Damon 1880 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Alternative combination: Ophioderma weymouthiensis

Full reference: R. Damon. 1880. Supplement to the geology of Weymouth and the Isle of Portland, 2d edition, Edward Stanford, London

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to H. Hess 1964

See also Damon 1880

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 murravii, Ophiomusium praecisum, Ophiomusium ramsayi, Ophiomusium rugosum, Ophiomusium sentum, Ophiomusium sinemurensis, Ophiomusium sinuatum, Ophiomusium solodurense, Ophiomusium vermiculatum

Type specimen: Neotype BMNH E1607/b

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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