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Stauranderaster bispinosus Spencer 1905 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109628

Stauranderaster	bispinosus (Spencer, 1905), Holotype BMNH 35482, Sittingbourne, Kent, England, Senonian
Stauranderaster	bispinosus (Spencer, 1905), Holotype BMNH 35482, Sittingbourne, Kent, England, Senonian

Alternative combination: Pentaceros bispinosus

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1905. A monograph of the British fossil Echinodermata from the Cretaceous formations. vol. 2: The Asteroidea. Palaeontographical Society 3:67-90

Belongs to Stauranderaster according to L. Villier et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Stauranderaster boysii, Stauranderaster coronatus, Stauranderaster dorecki, Stauranderaster laevis, Stauranderaster miliaris, Stauranderaster mixtus, Stauranderaster pistilliferus, Stauranderaster pyramidalis, Stauranderaster sanchezi, Stauranderaster serrata, Stauranderaster speculum

Type specimen: Holotype BNHM OR 35482

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore