Ophiotrigonum Hess 1960 (brittle star)


Full reference: H. Hess. 1960. Ophiurenreste aus dem Malm des Schweizer Juras und des Departements Haut-Rhin. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 35(1):385-421

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ataxaster, Calclyra, Calclyridae, Calyptactis, Cheiropterasteridae, Encrinasteridae, Euryalida, Euzonosomatidae, Hallasteridae, Lumectaster, Muldaster, Myophiuridadup, Nodolanx, Oegophiurida, Oegophiuridea, Oegophiuroida, Ophiaulaxoides, Ophioma, Ophiopetagno, Ophiurella, Ophiurida, Ophiuridea, Phrynophiurida, Stenasteridae, Zygophiurae

Subtaxa: Ophiotrigonum oxfordiense

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Type: Ophiotrigonum oxfordiense

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

Distribution: found only at Ophiuroidea, Renggeri-Ton, Les Rouges Terres, Le BĂ©mont (Jurassic of Switzerland)

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