Ophioplinthaca Verrill 1899 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiacanthidae

Full reference: A. E. Verrill. 1899. Report on the Ophiuroidea collected by the Bahamas Expedition from the University of Iowa in 1893. Bulletin of the University of Iowa 5:1-86

Parent taxon: Ophioplinthacinae according to J. W. M. Jagt 2000

Sister taxon: Inexpectacantha

Subtaxa: Ophioplinthaca fuerstenbergii

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Echinoderms, Vaals, Haccourt (Cretaceous of Belgium)

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