Ophiolimna tiamatia

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Ophiolimna tiamatia, figs. 7-8.


Taxonavigation: Ophiacanthina 

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: Ophintegrida
Ordo: Ophiacanthida
Subordo: Ophiacanthina

Familia: Ophiacanthidae
Genus: Ophiolimna
Species: †Ophiolimna tiamatia


Ophiolimna tiamatia Thuy, 2013

ZooBank: 89A5AD8F-A02B-47C1-8238-E21F29F1F526
Fossil range: Lower Jurassic; Pliensbachian
Holotype: NHMW 2012/0137/0010.
Type locality: Glasenbach Gorge, Austria; Hauptknollenbrekzie, late Sinemurian to early Pliensbachian, Early Jurassic.
Paratypes: NHMW 2012/0137/0011.
Etymology: named after Tiamat, a primordial goddess in Babylonian mythology, in reference to the fact that this species is the oldest currently known occurrence of the Ophiolimna lineage.



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