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Stauranderaster mixtus Brünnich-Nielsen 1943 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 115467

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 pistilliferus, Stauranderaster pyramidalis, Stauranderaster sanchezi, Stauranderaster serrata, Stauranderaster speculum

Type specimen: Unknown registration number, Geological Museum, Copenhagen

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore