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Mesophiomusium geisingense

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae

Taxonomy
Ophiomusium geisingense was named by Kutscher (1992). It is not extant. Its type locality is Lias Epsilon, Toarcian, Bachhausen/Bayern, which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany.

It was recombined as Mesophiomusium geisingense by Kutscher and Villier (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Ophiomusium geisingense Kutscher p. 5 figs. 1; pl. 1, 2
1996Ophiomusium geisingense Kutscher p. 8 figs. pl. 1, fig. 6-10
2003Mesophiomusium geisingense Kutscher and Villier

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

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