Haccourtaster Jagt 2000 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Full reference: J. W. M. Jagt. 2000. Late Cretaceous-Early Paleocene echinoderms and the K/T boundary in the southeast Netherlands and the northeast Belgium. - part 5: Asteroids. Scripta Geologica 21:377-503

Parent taxon: Goniasteridae according to J. W. M. Jagt 2000

Sister taxa: Bugarachaster, Buterminaster, Caletaster, Calliaster, Calliderma, Capellia, Cenomanaster, Ceramaster, Chomataster, Cladaster, Codellaster, Comptonia, Comptoniaster, Cottreauaster, Crateraster, Cymbaster, Fayoumaster, Fomalhautia, Forbesiaster, Fredaster, Galbaster, Goniasterinae, Hessaster, Hippasteria, Hippasteriinae, Huroeaster, Leptogonium, Marocaster, Mastaster, Mediaster, Metopaster, Miopentagonaster, Nehalemia, Noviaster, Nymphaster, Ocalaster, Ogmaster, Ophryaster, Oyenaster, Pachyaster, Paragonaster, Parametopaster, Peltaster, Pentetagonaster, Pseudarchasterinae, Pulcinellaster, Spenceraster, Sucia, Talecaster, Teichaster, Tesselaster, Tomidaster, Tosia, Tylasteria

Subtaxa: Haccourtaster aemstelensis Haccourtaster hrbac

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Type: Haccourtaster aemstelensis

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1 collection), the Czech Republic (8)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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