Ordovician Brittle Star Fossil From Morocco
Jurassic Period- C. 208-146 Million Years Ago
Order to which the fossil belongs: Ophiurida
Name of which the family belongs: Ophiodermatidae
Ophiuroids, commonly known as starfish or brittle stars, have five long fragile and flexible arms radiating from a flat, circular discus. They lived on the silty sea floor.
Repaired otherwise nice definition.
Matrix: 126mm x 166mm approx
Brittle star: 80mm x 120mm aaprox