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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Asterozoa  ⇒ Klasse: Ophiuroidea  ⇒ Ordnung: Phrynophiurida  ⇒ Unterordnung: Euryalina

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

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Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Ljungman, 1867

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 15.97 Ma - End age: 13.82 Ma

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: solitary, epifaunal
Environment: marine
Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 4)

Taxonomic assignment (5)

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  • A Kroh, 2003 - First record of gorgonocephalid ophiuroids (Echinodermata) from the middle Miocene of the Central Paratethys - Cenozoic Research (2), 143-155 (journal article, )
  • W. K. Spencer, 1966 - Asterozoans - Moore R.C. ed, Treatise on invertebrate paleontology, Echinodermata, University of Kansas Press and the Geological Society of America (3), U4-U107 (serial monograph, English)
  • H. Matsumoto, 1915 - A new classification of Ophiuroidea: with description of genera and species - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (67), 43-92 (journal article, English)
  • L. Döderlein, 1911 - Über japanische und andere Euryale. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte Ostasiens, Herausgegeben von Dr. F. Doflein - Abhandlungen der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, mathematisch-physikalische Klasse, supplement-band (2), 1-123 (journal article, German)
  • A. Pomel, 1885 - Paléontologie ou description des animaux fossiles de l'Algérie. Zoophytes. 2, Echinodermes - Adolphe Jourdan, Alger (), 1-344 (book/book chapter, French)
  • A. V. Ljungman, 1867 - Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerata - Öfversigt af Kongelige Vetenskapsakademiens Forhandlingar Stockholm (1866), 303-336 (journal article, other)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) XTY0WGXI506S8K9stCTuTA
GUID (Global unique identifier) 5834365D-C865-4EE7-92F0-AF6CB424EE4C
Database ID 15435