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Xanthamphiura Hess 1970 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Amphiuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31588

Full reference: H. Hess. 1970. Schlangensterne und Seesterne aus dem oberen Hauterivien "Pierre jaune" von St-Blaise bei Neuchatel. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 63(3):1069-1091

Parent taxon: Amphiuridae according to H Hess 1970

Sister taxa: Amphioplus, Amphiura, Amphiurinae, Bibophiura, Deckersamphiura, Nullamphiura, Ophiactininae, Ophiocnida

Subtaxa: Xanthamphiura hauteriviensis

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Type: Xanthamphiura hauteriviensis

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore-suspension feeder