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Archaeophiomusium

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Taxonomy
Archaeophiomusium was named by Hattin (1967) [Sepkoski's age data: P l P Leon]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ophiolepididae by Hattin (1967); to Ophiuridae by Mayou (1969); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Ophiuraster Miller p. 359
1967Archaeophiomusium Hattin p. 492
1969Archaeophiomusium Mayou p. 936
2002Archaeophiomusium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
suborderOphiurina
familyOphiolepididae()
genusArchaeophiomusium

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calcitec
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Diet 2: detritivoref
Vision: blindc
Dispersal: waterp
Dispersal 2: planktonicp
Created: 2009-09-11 13:38:22
Modified: 2009-09-11 15:48:07
Source: f = family, c = class, p = phylum
References: Warner 1982, Aberhan et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Noginian to the top of the Kungurian or 301.20000 to 272.30000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Noginian301.2 - 300.2USA (Kansas) Ophiuraster burrisi (94604)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (Oklahoma) Ophiuraster burrisi (94603)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1USA (Kansas) Ophiuraster burrisi (94602)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Nevada) A. burrisi, A. bispinosum (97421)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Venezuela (Trujillo) A. andinum (95255)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3USA (Nevada) A. burrisi (38745 38826 38827)