Holaster cinctus Morton 1830 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Holasteridae

Alternative combinations: Ananchytes cinctus, Cardiaster cinctus

Synonyms: Ananchytes fimbriatus Morton 1830, Cardiaster fimbriatus Morton 1830

Belongs to Holaster according to C. W. Cooke 1959

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915 and Cooke 1942

Sister taxa: Holaster feralis, Holaster indicus, Holaster marginalis, Holaster nodulosus, Holaster simplex, Holaster tanamensis

Type specimens:

  • Holaster cinctus: ANSP 1485, a test. Its type locality is Timber Creek - Vincentown Fm, which is in a Danian coastal sandstone in the Vincentown Formation of New Jersey.
  • Cardiaster fimbriatus: ANSP 1485, a test.

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (4: New Jersey collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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