Spenceraster rugosus Spencer 1907 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Alternative combinations: Nymphaster rugosus, Trachyaster rugosus

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1907. A Monograph of the British Fossil Echinodermata from the Cretaceous formations. Volume second: The Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea. Paleontographical Society Monographs 2(4):91-132

Belongs to Spenceraster according to G. Breton 1992

See also Lewis 1993, Néraudeau and Breton 1993, Spencer 1907, Spencer 1913 and Spencer and Wright 1966

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Museum of Natural History, London, holotype BNHM OR 57516

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Cretaceous of France (4 collections), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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