Ophiotitanos magnus Spencer 1907 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

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 Ophiotitanos according to W. K. Spencer 1907

Sister taxa: Ophiotitanos laevis, Ophiotitanos pilleri, Ophiotitanos smithi, Ophiotitanos tenuis

Type specimen: Holotype BMNH E.5060, Paratype BMNH E.5050

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

Distribution: found only at Ophiuroidea, Cenomanian, Folkestone, Kent, UK (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

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