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Stauranderaster dorecki Schulz and Weitschat 1971 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109600

Alternative combination: Aspidaster dorecki

Full reference: M. G. Schulz and W. Weitschat. 1971. Asteroideen aus der Schreibkreide von Lägendorf (Holstein) und Hemmor (Nord-Niedersachsen). Mitteilungen aus dem Geologisch-Paläontologischen Institut der Universität Hamburg 40:107-130

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

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

Type specimen: Holotype SGPIH 652

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore