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Stauranderaster speculum Brünnich-Nielsen 1943 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109381

Full reference: K. Brünnich-Nielsen. 1943. The Asteroids of the Senonian and Danian deposits of Danmark. Biologiske skrifter fra det Danske Videnskabernes Selskab 2(5):1-68

Belongs to Stauranderaster according to H. W. Rasmussen 1950

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

Type specimen: Geological Museum, Copenhagen

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore