Asteronyx spinulosa


Taxonavigation: Euryalida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Superclassis: Cryptosyringida
Classis: Ophiuroidea
Subclasse: Myophiuroidea
Infraclasse: Metophiurida
Superordo: Euryophiurida
Ordo: Euryalida

Familia: Asteronychidae
Genus: Asteronyx
Species: † Asteronyx spinulosa


Asteronyx spinulosa Kutscher & Jagt, 2000

Type locality: Møn (Maglevandspynt), Denmark; white chalk faciesof early Early Maastrichtian age.

Fossil range: Lower Maastrichtian

Holotype: MGUH 24553

Paratype: RGM 428 030


Primary referencesEdit

  • Kutscher, M., Jagt, J.W.M. 2000. Early Maastrichtian ophiuroids from Rügen (northeast Germany) and Mon (Denmark). Pp. 45–107 in Jagt, J.W.M. 2000. Late Cretaceous-Early Palaeogene echinoderms and the K/T boundary in the southeast Netherlands and northeast Belgium, Part 3: Ophiuroids, with a chapter on: Early Maastrichtian ophiuroids from Rügen (northeast Germany) and Møn (Denmark) by Manfred Kutscher & John W.M. Jagt. Scripta geologica, 121: 1-179. Online. Reference page.  [page 50, Pl. 30, figs. 1-4]