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Ophiacantha danica Rasmussen 1951 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiacanthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81932

Full reference: H. W. Rasmussen. 1951. Cretaceous Ophiuroidea from Germany, Sweden, Spain and New Jersey. Saertryk af Meddelelser fra Dansk Geologisk Forening 12:48-56

Belongs to Ophiacantha according to J. W. M. Jagt 2000

Sister taxa: Ophiacantha biformis, Ophiacantha binitorulosa, Ophiacantha constricta, Ophiacantha dorecki, Ophiacantha francojurassica, Ophiacantha liesbergensis, Ophiacantha punctata, Ophiacantha rugosa, Ophiacantha striata, Ophiacantha subtilirugosa, Ophiacantha suprajurassica, Ophiacantha toarcensis

Type specimen: Holotype MGUH 7563

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore