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Palasterina maucheri Lehmann 1957 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Palasterinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159722

Full reference: W.M. Lehmann. 1957. Die Asterozoen in den Dachschifern des rheinischen Unterdevons. Abhandlungen des Hessischen Landeshamtes fr Bodenforchung 21:1-160

Belongs to Palasterina according to W.M. Lehmann 1957

Sister taxa: Palasterina antiqua, Palasterina flemingtonensis, Palasterina follmanni, Palasterina marginata, Palasterina orchilocalia, Palasterina stachi, Palasterina taenibrachiata, Palasterina tilmanni, Palasterina umbonata

Type specimen: Holotype GL 79, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore