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Ophiarachna Müller and Troschel 1842 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiodermatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53813

Full reference: J. Müller and F.H. Troschel. 1842. System der Asteriden. F. Vieweg & Sohn, Braunschweig 1-147

Parent taxon: Ophiodermatidae according to M Kutscher and L Villier 2003

Sister taxa: Ophiarachninae, Ophioderma, Ophiodermatinae, Ophiopeza, Palaeocoma

Subtaxa: Ophiarachna liasica, Ophiarachna martinblomi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-detritivore