Ophiopholis Müller and Troschel 1840 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiactidae

Full reference: J. Müller and F.H. Troschel. 1840. Über die Gattungen der Ophiuren. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin 6:327-330

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

See also Matsumoto 1915

Sister taxon: Ophiactis

Subtaxa: Ophiopholis trispinosa

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder-detritivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (2 collections), Germany (3), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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