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Stauranderaster sanchezi Sanchez Roig 1926 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 153548

Full reference: M. Sanchez Roig. 1926. Los Equiodermos fosiles de Cuba. Contribucion a la paleontologia Cubana 1-179

Belongs to Stauranderaster according to M. Sanchez Roig 1926

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Canteras del Tejar "Consuelo", which is in a Miocene marine horizon in Cuba

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore