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Forbesiaster wrighti de Loriol 1909 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 84770

Forbesiaster wrighti de Loriol, 1909, lead replica BMNH E 13221, Abu Roasch, Egypt, Santonian
Forbesiaster wrighti de Loriol, 1909, lead replica BMNH E 13221, Abu Roasch, Egypt, Santonian
Forbesiaster wrighti de Loriol, 1909, lead replica BMNH E 13222, Abu Roasch, Egypt, Santonian
Forbesiaster wrighti de Loriol, 1909, lead replica BMNH E 13222, Abu Roasch, Egypt, Santonian
Forbesiaster wrighti de Loriol, 1909, lead replica BMNH E 13228, Abu Roasch, Egypt, Santonian

Synonym: Pachyaster aegypticus de Loriol 1909 (taxon 84771)

Full reference: P. de Loriol. 1909. Note sur quelques stellÚrides du Santonien d'Abou-Roach. Bulletin de l'Institut Egyptien 5(2):169-184

Belongs to Forbesiaster according to W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966

Sister taxon: Forbesiaster gaensis

Type specimens:

  • Forbesiaster wrighti: Geological Museum, Cairo, n┬░785
  • Pachyaster aegypticus: Geological Museum, Cairo.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore