Alternative combination: Uraster gaveyi
Full reference: E. Forbes. 1850. Figures and descriptions illustrative of British Organic Remains. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom Decade 3:65
Sister taxa: Asterias (Archaeasterias), Asterias arenicola, Asterias bituminosa, Asterias deslongchampsi, Asterias propinqua, Asterias punctulata, Asterias ranvillensis, Asteracanthion oolithicum, Uraster rubens
Type specimen: Holotype BNHM E 1638. Its type locality is Mickleton Tunnel, near Chipping Campden, which is in a Davoei transition zone/lower shoreface shale in the Charmouth Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.
Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore
Distribution: found only at Mickleton Tunnel, near Chipping Campden
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