Ophiomusium longecombense Hess 1965 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Full reference: H. Hess. 1965. Mikropaläontologische Untersuchungen an Ophiuren. IV. Die Ophiuren aus dem Renggeri-Ton (Unter-Oxford) von Chapois (Jura) und Longecombe (Ain). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 58(2):1059-1082

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to H. Hess 1965

Sister taxa: Ophiomusium biconcavum, Ophiomusium calloviense, Ophiomusium dizluense, Ophiomusium eburneum, Ophiomusium ferrugineum, Ophiomusium fitchii, Ophiomusium gagnebini, Ophiomusium granulosum, Ophiomusium leckenbyi, 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 6838. Its type locality is Echinoderms, Renggeri-Ton, Longecombe, Ain, which is in an Oxfordian offshore claystone in the Renggeri-Ton Formation of France.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution: found only at Echinoderms, Renggeri-Ton, Longecombe, Ain

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