Ophiomusium biconcavum Kutscher and Jagt 2000 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Full reference: M. Kutscher and J.W.M. Jagt. 2000. Early Maastrichitian ophiuroids from RĂ¼gen (northeast Germany) and Mon (Denmark). In Jagt J.M.W., Late Cretaceous-Early Paleocene echinoderms and the K/T boundary in the southeast Netherlands and the northeast Belgium. - part 3: Ophiuroids. Scripta Geologica 21:45-107

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to J. W. M. Jagt 2000

See also Kutscher and Jagt 2000

Sister taxa: Ophiomusium calloviense, 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: Holotype FGWG 112/9, paratypes RGM 428 019

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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