Ophiomusium mammillatum Hess 1966 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Full reference: H. Hess. 1966. Mikropaläontologische Untersuchungen an Ophiuren. V. Die Ophiuren aus dem Argovien (unteres Ober-Oxford) von Guldenthal (Kt. Solothurn) und von Savigna (Dépt. Jura). Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 59(2):1025-1063

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to H. Hess 1975

See also Hess 1966

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

Type specimen: Museum of Basel, Hess collection, B87. Its type locality is Echinodermata, Argovian, Guldenthal, Kt. Solothurn, which is in an Oxfordian offshore claystone in Switzerland.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (1 collection), Switzerland (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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