Aspiduriella similis Eck 1865 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

Alternative combinations: Aspidura similis, Ophiomusium simile

Full reference: H. Eck. 1865. Über die Formationen des bunten Sandsteins und des Muschelkalks in Oberschlesien und ihre Versteinerungen. Friedländer und Sohn, Berlin 1-148

Belongs to Aspiduriella according to M. A. Salamon et al. 2012

See also Assmann 1926, Assmann 1937, Benecke 1886, Boehm 1889, Eck 1865, Heller 1959, Hess 1965, Kutscher 1940, Pohlig 1878 and Radwanski 2002

Sister taxa: Aspiduriella camuna, Aspiduriella dorae, Aspiduriella italica, Aspiduriella ludeni, Aspiduriella montserratensis, Aspiduriella scutellata, Aspiduriella streichani, Aspidura (Amphiglypha), Aspidura (Hemiglypha), Aspidura idahoensis

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

Distribution:

• Triassic of Poland (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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