Ophiomusium calloviense Hess 1963 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Full reference: H. Hess. 1963. Mikropaläontologische Untersuchungen an Ophiuren. III: Die Ophiuren aus dem Callovienton von Liesberg (Berner Jura). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 56(2):1141-1164

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to H. Hess 1963

Sister taxa: Ophiomusium biconcavum, Ophiomusium dizluense, Ophiomusium eburneum, Ophiomusium ferrugineum, Ophiomusium fitchii, Ophiomusium gagnebini, Ophiomusium granulosum, Ophiomusium leckenbyi, Ophiomusium longecombense, Ophiomusium lux, Ophiomusium mammillatum, Ophiomusium murravii, Ophiomusium praecisum, Ophiomusium ramsayi, Ophiomusium rugosum, Ophiomusium sentum, Ophiomusium sinemurensis, Ophiomusium sinuatum, Ophiomusium solodurense, Ophiomusium vermiculatum, Ophiomusium weymouthiense

Type specimen: Museum Basel, M 6221. Its type locality is Echinoderms, claytone, Koenigi zone, Liesberg-Dorf, Berner Jura, which is in a Callovian offshore claystone in Switzerland.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution: found only at Echinoderms, claytone, Koenigi zone, Liesberg-Dorf, Berner Jura

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