Ophiomusium gagnebini Thurmann 1851 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Alternative combination: Ophiura gagnebini

Full reference: J. Thurmann. 1851. Abraham Gagnebin de la ferrière. Fragment pour servir à l'histoire scientifique du Jura bernois et neuchâtelois pendant le siècle dernier. Archives de la Société Jurassienne d'Emulation

Belongs to Ophiomusium according to H. Hess 1964

See also Hess 1960 and Thurmann 1851

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

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (3 collections), Switzerland (6)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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