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 arms radiating from a flat, circular discus. They lived on the silty sea floor.
Repaired stone matrix otherwise and nice definition.
Matrix: 178mm x 190mm
Brittle star: 93mm x 120mm
No Longer Available