Asteronyx Müller and Troschel 1842 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Phrynophiurida - Asteronychidae

Full reference: J. Müller and F.H. Troschel. 1842. System der Asteriden. F. Vieweg & Sohn, Braunschweig 1-147

Parent taxon: Asteronychidae according to W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966

See also Jagt 2000, Matsumoto 1915 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Asteronyx simplex Asteronyx spinulosa Asteronyx valkenburgensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1 collection), Germany (1), Sweden (1)

Total: 3 collections including 5 occurrences

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