Article: A new Upper Cretaceous ophiuroid from Australia
S. K. Skwarko
A new ophiuroid, Nullamphiura felli sp. nov., is described from Cenomarrian (Upper Cretaceous) strata of Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia. This is the first recorded fossil occurrence of the cosmopolitan living genus Nullamphiura Fell 1962.Only one other ophiuroid, Ophiacantha (pphioglyphoida) fosteri Chapman 1934, is known to have been described from Australian Cretaceous beds.