Cardiaster deciper Cooke 1953 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Holasteridae

Full reference: C. W. Cooke. 1953. American Upper Cretaceous Echinoidea. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 254-A:1-44

Belongs to Cardiaster according to C. W. Cooke 1953

Sister taxa: Cardiaster batnensis, Cardiaster bolschechetensis, Cardiaster cubensis, Cardiaster curtus, Cardiaster granulosus, Cardiaster jugatus, Cardiaster leonensis, Cardiaster marylandicus, Cardiaster palmeri, Cardiaster smocki

Type specimen: USNM 108389. Its type locality is USGS 13539, Big Deciper Creek, which is in a Campanian carbonate chalk in the Saratoga Chalk Formation of Arkansas.

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore


• Cretaceous of United States (2: Arkansas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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