Hemiaster arcticus Shmidt 1976 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae

Full reference: O. I. Shmidt. 1976. O pervykh nakhodkakh morskikh ezhey v verkhnemelovykh otlozheniyakh Sovetskoy Arktiki. Trudy Vsesoyuzhnogo Neftyanogo Nauchno-Issledovatelskogo Geologorazvedochnogo Instituta 388:151-156

Belongs to Hemiaster according to O. I. Shmidt 1976

Sister taxa: Hemiaster (Bolbaster), Hemiaster (Gregoryaster), Hemiaster (Hemiaster), Hemiaster (Holanthus), Hemiaster (Integraster), Hemiaster (Leymeriaster), Hemiaster (Trachyaster), Hemiaster aequisgranensis, Hemiaster alamedensis, Hemiaster amelianus, Hemiaster antillensis, Hemiaster arcolensis, Hemiaster beecheri, Hemiaster bufo, Hemiaster californicus, Hemiaster calvini, Hemiaster cholamensis, Hemiaster comanchei, Hemiaster delawarensis, Hemiaster dewalquei, Hemiaster elegans, Hemiaster globulosus, Hemiaster gonzalezmunozi, Hemiaster hattaensis, Hemiaster humphreysanus, Hemiaster kuemmeli, Hemiaster moscovensis, Hemiaster oregonensis, Hemiaster parastatus, Hemiaster paronai, Hemiaster proclivus, Hemiaster sabinal, Hemiaster sibiricus, Hemiaster stella, Hemiaster texanus, Hemiaster ungula, Hemiaster welleri, Hemiaster wetherbyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Olen'i Roga tract, Tanama River, which is in a Santonian marine phosphorite in the Russian Federation

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution: found only at Olen'i Roga tract, Tanama River

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