Geinitzaster decoratus Geinitz 1871 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida

Alternative combination: Oreaster decoratus

Full reference: H. B. Geinitz. 1871. Das Elbhalgebirge in Sachsen. Erster Theil. Der untere Quader. III. Seeigel, Seesterne und Haarsterne des unteren Quaders und unteren Pläners. Palaeontographica 20(1):61-93

Belongs to Geinitzaster according to J. Zitt 2005

See also Geinitz 1871 and Villier 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Staatlisches Museum Dresden, SAK 6454-6458

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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