Pentasteria (Archastropecten) procera Hess 1960 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Full reference: H. Hess. 1960. Pentasteria (Archastropecten) procera n. sp. (Asteroidea, Astropectinidae) aus dem Bajocien von Cheltenham, England. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 53(1):331-335

Belongs to Pentasteria (Archastropecten) according to H. Hess 1960

See also Lewis 1993

Sister taxa: Archastropecten carroni, Archastropecten carthusiae, Archastropecten clavaeformis, Archastropecten desori, Archastropecten hooperi, Archastropecten leckenbyi, Archastropecten lorioli, Archastropecten mabillei, Archastropecten mandelslohi, Archastropecten obesus, Archastropecten orion, Archastropecten phillipsii, Archastropecten priscus, Archastropecten rupellensis, Archastropecten scarburgensis, Archastropecten suprajurensis, Archastropecten wilckensis, Archastropecten wittsii, Archastropecten wolterdorfi, Pentasteria (Archastropecten) cotteswoldiae, Pentasteria (Archastropecten) huxleyi, Pentasteria (Archastropecten) infirma, Pentasteria (Archastropecten) lithographica, Pentasteria (Archastropecten) longispina

Type specimen: Holotype BNHM E 5021

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pentasteria (Archastropecten) procera in the database

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