Plesiosolaster moretonis Forbes 1856

Asteroidea - Spinulosida - Plesiosolasteridae

Alternative combinations: Brachisolaster moretonis, Solaster moretonis

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1856. Figures and descriptions illustrative of British Organic Remains. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of United Kingdom decade 5:1-67

Belongs to Plesiosolaster according to L. Villier 2010

See also Blake 1993, Forbes 1856, Gale 2011, Hess 1972, Lewis 1993, Quenstedt 1876, Spencer and Wright 1966 and Wright 1863

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Holotype BMNH 40421. Its type locality is Echinoderms, Oberer Hauptrogenstein, Late Bajocian, Schinznach, Aargau, which is in a Bajocian open shallow subtidal grainstone/marl in Switzerland.

Distribution: found only at Asteroidea, Middle Bathonian, Windrush Quarry, Gloucestershire

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