Ophiotitanos smithi Ewin and Thuy 2017 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

Full reference: T. A. M. Ewin and B. Thuy. 2017. Brittle stars from the British Oxford Clay: unexpected ophiuroid diversity on Jurassic sublittoral mud bottoms. Journal of Paleontology 91(4):781-798

Belongs to Ophiotitanos according to T. A. M. Ewin and B. Thuy 2017

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

Type specimen: NHMUK 24682

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

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Ophiotitanos smithi in the database

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