Ordovician Brittle Star Fossil From Morocco

Item Description

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.

Although repaired, it nice definition.

Matrix: 94mm x 127mm approx
Brittle star: 28mm x 57mm aaprox



1 Available