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Arenorbis

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Aplocomidae

Taxonomy
Arenorbis was named by Hess (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis]. Its type is Aspidura squamosa.

It was assigned to Aplocomidae by Hess (1970); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Arenorbis Hess p. 1066
2002Arenorbis Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEleutherozoa
Asterozoa()
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
suborderMyophiurina()
infraclassMetophiuridaMatsumoto 1913
superorderEuryophiurida
orderOphiurida()
infraorderChilophiurina
familyAplocomidae
genusArenorbis

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.

G. †Arenorbis Hess 1970
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Arenorbis squamosus Picard 1858
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Invalid names: Acroura armata Picard 1886 [synonym], Acroura pellioperta Picard 1889 [synonym], Aspidura coronaeformis Picard 1858 [synonym]
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 et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Anisian to the top of the Ladinian or 247.20000 to 237.00000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Poland (Silesia) A. squamosus (32083)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Germany Ophioderma squamosa (90045)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany (Thuringia) Acroura armata, Aspidura coronaeformis (89457) Acroura squamosa (89874)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany A. squamosus (31995) Ophioderma squamosa (89456)