Compsaster spiniger Wright 1880 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Ambuloasteroidea - Compsasteridae

Alternative combination: Uraster spiniger

Full reference: T. Wright. 1880. Monograph of the British fossil Echinodermata from the oolithic formations. Volume 2 - The Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea. Part 3. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society 1880:155-203

Belongs to Compsaster according to D.N. Lewis 1993

See also Spencer and Wright 1966 and Wright 1880

Sister taxon: Compsaster formosus

Type specimen: Holotype BNHM E 1642

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Compsaster spiniger in the database

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