Comptoniaster peetersorum 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

Belongs to Comptoniaster according to J. W. M. Jagt 2000

Sister taxa: Comptoniaster adamsi, Comptoniaster basseti, Comptoniaster berthandi, Comptoniaster comptoni, Comptoniaster destombesi, Comptoniaster fourtaui, Comptoniaster godeti, Comptoniaster jangouxi, Comptoniaster meyeri, Comptoniaster schlumbergeri, Comptoniaster sharpii, Comptoniaster spongiarum, Comptoniaster vrinensis, Comptoniaster weitschati

Type specimen: Natuurhitorisch Museum Maastricht, Holotype JJ 11438

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Echinoderms, Zeven Wegen, Gulpen, Lixhe (Cretaceous of Belgium)

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