Ophiomusium granulosum Roemer 1841 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Alternative combinations: Ophiura granulosa, Ophiurites granulosus

Synonyms: Ophiomusium danicum Nielsen 1926, Ophiomusium subcylindricum von Hagenow 1840, Ophiura (Aspidura) subcylindrica von Hagenow 1840, Ophiurites subcylindricus von Hagenow 1840

Full reference: F. A. Roemer. 1841. Die Versteinerungen des Norddeutschen Kreidegebirges 2:49-145

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

See also Boehm 1889, Böhm 1891, Helm et al. 1999, Jagt 1987, Jagt 2000, Jagt and Kutscher 1998, Maryanska and Popiel-Barczyk 1969, Nielsen 1926, Rasmussen 1950, Rasmussen 1972, Roemer 1841, Storc 1997 and von Hagenow 1840

Sister taxa: Ophiomusium biconcavum, Ophiomusium calloviense, Ophiomusium dizluense, Ophiomusium eburneum, Ophiomusium ferrugineum, Ophiomusium fitchii, Ophiomusium gagnebini, 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

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (11 collections), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (2), the Netherlands (2)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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