Melusinaster alissawhitegluzae

Melusinaster alissawhitegluzae


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: incertae sedis
Genus: † Melusinaster
Species: † Melusinaster alissawhitegluzae


Melusinaster alissawhitegluzae Thuy & Stöhr, 2018

ZooBank: AA407FFB-24B0-4781-A336-79D9A092EA1A

Type locality: field in the Seweckenberge area southeast of Quedlinburg, Germany; clay bed with reworked ammonite casts dated as latest Toarcian (Torulosum Subzone, Aalensis Zone), Lower Jurassic (ca. 174 million years).

Fossil range: Lower Jurassic; Toarcian.

Holotype: MnhnL OPH028



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