Stegophiura eocaenus Leriche 1931 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

Alternative combination: Ophiurites eocaenus

Full reference: M. Leriche. 1931. Une ophiure du "Paniselien" de la Mer du Nord. Bulletin de la Société Belge de Géologie 40:109-119

Belongs to Stegophiura according to H. W. Rasmussen 1972

See also Leriche 1931

Sister taxa: Stegophiura hagenowi, Stegophiura nekvasilovae, Stegophiura trispinosa

Type specimen: Museum of Brussel

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Stegophiura eocaenus in the database

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