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Riedaster reicheli Kutscher and Röper 1999 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53816

Full reference: M. Kutscher and M. Röper. 1999. Die Asteroidea (seesterne) aus den "Papierschifern" von Hienheim und Ried (Malm Zeta 3, Untertithonium). Archaeopteryx 17:1-13

Belongs to Riedaster according to M Kutscher and M Röper 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Papierschifer, Lower Tithonian, Hienheim, Ried, which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal mudstone in the Papierschiefer Formation of Germany

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore