Hadranderaster simplex Geinitz 1871

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

Alternative combination: Oreaster simplex

Synonyms: Hadranderaster abbreviatus Spencer 1905, Oreaster perforatus Geinitz 1871, Pentaceros abbreviatus Spencer 1905

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 Hadranderaster according to G. Breton and D. Néraudeau 2008

See also Geinitz 1871, Lehner 1937, Lewis 1993, Quenstedt 1876, Spencer 1905, Spencer 1907, Spencer and Wright 1966, Villier 2010 and Villier et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Hadranderaster asperulus

Type specimens:

  • Hadranderaster simplex: Probably at the Museum of Dresden
  • Oreaster perforatus: Probably at the Museum of Dresden.
  • Pentaceros abbreviatus: BNHM 57538.


• Cretaceous of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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