Ophiomusium lux Jagt 2000 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Full reference: J. W. M. Jagt. 2000. Late Cretaceous-Early Paleocene echinoderms and the K/T boundary in the southeast Netherlands and the northeast Belgium. - part 3: Ophiuroids. Scripta Geologica 21:1-179

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to J. W. M. Jagt and C. Neumann 2010

See also Jagt 2000

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

Type specimen: NHMM MD 3150, paratypes NHMM 1994675, MD 3238, MB 487-4a, 655-1b, RD 77-78

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of the Netherlands (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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