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Stauranderaster pyramidalis Spencer 1913 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109604

Alternative combination: Stauranderaster gibbosus pyramidalis

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1913. The evolution of Cretaceous Asteroidea. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, serie B 204:99-177

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 sanchezi, Stauranderaster serrata, Stauranderaster speculum

Type specimen: Geological Museum of Copenhagen University

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore