Ophiopeza Peters 1851 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiodermatidae

Synonym: Ophiopsammus L├╝tken 1869

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

See also Wolburg 1939

Sister taxa: Ophiarachna, Ophiarachninae, Ophioderma, Ophiodermatinae, Palaeocoma

Subtaxa: Ophiopeza ferrugineum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (2 collections), Germany (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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