Ophiozonella Matsumoto 1915 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Full reference: H. Matsumoto. 1915. A new classification of Ophiuroidea: with description of genera and species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 67:43-92

Parent taxon: Ophiolepididae according to B. Thuy and A. Kroh 2011

Sister taxa: Aplocoma, Archaeophiomusium, Enakomusium, Eozonella, Mesophiomusium, Ophiolepis, Ophiomastinae, Ophiomusium

Subtaxa: Ophiozonella stoehrae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution: found only at Serre de Bleyton, Arnayon (Cretaceous of France)

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