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Ophiurinae

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiuridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Ophiurinae Lyman
1966Ophiurinae Spencer and Wright p. U95
1988Ophiurinae Calzada and Gutiérrez p. 31
1995Ophiurinae Smith et al.
2002Ophiurinae Radwanski p. 396
2011Ophiurinae Thuy and Kroh p. 787

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEleutherozoa
Asterozoa()
classOphiuroidea
RankNameAuthor
suborderMyophiurina()
infraclassMetophiuridaMatsumoto 1913
superorderEuryophiurida
orderOphiurida()
suborderOphiurina
familyOphiuridae
subfamilyOphiurinae
subfamilyOphiurinae

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.

Subfm. Ophiurinae Lyman 1865
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G. †Aspiduriella Bolette 1998
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Aspiduriella camuna Rossi Ronchetti 1965
Aspiduriella dorae Lepsius 1878
Aspiduriella italica Crema 1895
Aspiduriella ludeni von Hagenow 1851
Aspiduriella montserratensis Calzada and Gutiérrez 1988
Aspiduriella scutellata Blumenbach 1803
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Invalid names: Aspidura loricata Goldfuss 1833 [synonym]
Aspiduriella streichani Kutscher 1987
Invalid names: Aspidura Agassiz 1836 [replaced]
G. †Cholaster Worthen and Miller 1883
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Cholaster peculiaris Worthen and Miller 1883
G. †Ophiotitanos Spencer 1907
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Ophiotitanos laevis Spencer 1907
Ophiotitanos magnus Spencer 1907
Ophiotitanos pilleri Thuy and Kroh 2011
Ophiotitanos smithi Ewin and Thuy 2017
Ophiotitanos tenuis Spencer 1907
G. †Praeaplocoma Broglio Loriga and Berti Cavicchi 1972
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Praeaplocoma hessi Broglio Loriga and Berti Cavicchi 1972
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 Spathian to the top of the Cenomanian or 251.30000 to 93.90000 Ma

Collections (35 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2USA (Idaho) Aspidura idahoensis (58632)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Italy (Veneto) Praeaplocoma sp. (77392)
Griesbachian - Dienerian251.902 - 251.2Italy Praeaplocoma sp. (61805)
Griesbachian251.902 - 250.5Italy Praeaplocoma sp. (61804)
Triassic251.902 - 201.4Vietnam (Tinh Lai Chau) Aspidura sp. (77537)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Italy Praeaplocoma sp. (61808)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2USA (Idaho) Aspidura idahoensis (136684)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2Italy Praeaplocoma hessi (61809 165168) Praeaplocoma sp. (61810)
Dienerian250.5 - 251.2Italy Praeaplocoma sp. (61806)
Aegean247.2 - 242.0Poland Aspiduriella similis (136257)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Poland (Silesia) Ophiomusium simile, Aspiduriella ludeni (32083)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Italy (Veneto) Aspidura italica (79547)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Poland Aspidura similis, Aspidura scutellata (63538)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Germany Aspidura streichani (31996)
Bithynian247.2 - 242.0Poland Aspiduriella sp. (63393)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Poland Aspiduriella sp. (181726)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Slovenia Aspiduriella sp. (166626)
Anisian - Ladinian247.2 - 237.0Poland Aspiduriella similis (62160)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Bulgaria Aspidura ludeni (81520)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Poland Aspiduriella sp. (45423)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany (Thuringia) Aspidura scutellata (89875)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain Aspidura scutellata, Aspidura montserratensis (73477)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany Aspidura ludeni (59926 89456) Aspidura sp., Aspidura scutellata (59927)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy Aspidura camuna (89466)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Italy Ophiura dorae (90003)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Italy (Trento) Ophiura dorae (232115)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45France (Drôme) Ophiotitanos sp., Ophiotitanos pilleri (75576 177726)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9United Kingdom Ophiotitanos tenuis (63044)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5United Kingdom (England) Ophiotitanos laevis (63042) Ophiotitanos tenuis, Ophiotitanos magnus, Ophiotitanos laevis (59055)