Ophiothela Verrill 1867 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiothricidae

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

See also Kutscher and Jagt 2000 and Matsumoto 1915

Sister taxon: Ophiothrix

Subtaxa: Ophiothela semirotunda

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder-detritivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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