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Hadranderaster Spencer 1907 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31445

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1907. A Monograph of the British Fossil Echinodermata from the Cretaceous formations. Volume second: The Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea. Paleontographical Society Monographs 2(4):91-132

Parent taxon: Stauranderasteridae according to G. Breton and D. Néraudeau 2008

Sister taxa: Aspidaster, Lithaster, Manfredaster, Poncetaster, Stauranderaster, Stauraster

Subtaxa: Hadranderaster asperulus, Hadranderaster simplex

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Type: Pentaceros abbreviatus

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore