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Stephanouropsis moralejai

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiurinidae

Taxonomy
Stephanouropsis moralejai was named by Calzada and Gutiérrez (1988). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Museu Geologic del Seminari Barcelona, MGSB 44790. It is the type species of Stephanouropsis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Stephanouropsis moralejai Calzada and Gutiérrez p. 36 figs. pl. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEleutherozoa
Asterozoa()
classOphiuroidea
RankNameAuthor
suborderMyophiurina()
infraclassMetophiuridaMatsumoto 1913
superorderEuryophiurida
orderOphiurida()
suborderChilophiurina()
familyOphiurinidae
genusStephanouropsis
speciesmoralejai

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Stephanouropsis moralejai Calzada and Gutiérrez 1988
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calcitec
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: slow-movingc
Life habit: low-level epifaunalc
Diet: detritivorec
Diet 2: suspension feederc
Vision: blindc
Dispersal: waterp
Dispersal 2: planktonicp
Created: 2004-02-29 11:30:09
Modified: 2010-02-12 01:58:57
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan 1992, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Ladinian or 242.00000 to 237.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain Stephanouropsis moralejai (73477)