Ophiomusium fitchii Spencer 1907 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Alternative combination: Ophiura fitchii

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1907. A Monograph of the British Fossil Echinodermata from the Cretaceous formations. Volume second: The Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea. Paleontographical Society Monographs 2(4):91-132

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to L. Villier 2010

See also Spencer 1907

Sister taxa: Ophiomusium biconcavum, Ophiomusium calloviense, Ophiomusium dizluense, Ophiomusium eburneum, Ophiomusium ferrugineum, 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, Ophiomusium weymouthiense

Type specimen: Holotype 2294, Norwich Castle Museum

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Ophiomusium fitchii in the database

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