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Ophioflabellum Donofrio and Mostler 1977 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 164510

Full reference: D. A. Donofrio and H. Mostler. 1977. Wenig bechartete Echinodermaten-Skelettelemente aus der Alpinen Trias. Geologisch−Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck 6(6):1-27

Parent taxon: Ophiuroidea according to D. A. Donofrio and H. Mostler 1977

Sister taxa: Ataxaster, Calclyra, Calclyridae, Calyptactis, Cheiropterasteridae, Encrinasteridae, Euryalida, Euzonosomatidae, Hallasteridae, Lumectaster, Maydena, Myophiuroida, Oegophiurida, Oegophiuridea, Oegophiuroida, Ophiaulaxoides, Ophioma, Ophiotrigonum, Ophiurella, Ophiurida, Ophiuridea, Phrynophiurida, Stenaster, Stenasteridae

Subtaxa: Ophioflabellum altum, Ophioflabellum cristatum, Ophioflabellum hessi

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Type: Ophioflabellum hessi

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder