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Buterminaster elegans Blake and Zinsmeister 1988 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81652

Full reference: D. B. Blake and W. J. Zinsmeister. 1988. Eocene asteroids (Echinodermata) from Seymour Island, Antarctic peninsula. Geological Society America Bulletin 169:489-498

Belongs to Buterminaster according to D. B. Blake and W. J. Zinsmeister 1988

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology, Holotype USNM 40

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore