Bugarachaster Breton 1992 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Full reference: G. Breton. 1992. Les Goniasteridae (Asteroidea, Echinodermata) jurassiques et crétacés de France. Taphonomie, systématique, biostratigraphie, paléobiogéographie, évolution. Bulletin trimestriel de la Société géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre, numéro hors série 78:1-590

Parent taxon: Goniasteridae according to G. Breton 1992

Sister taxa: Buterminaster, Caletaster, Calliaster, Calliderma, Capellia, Cenomanaster, Ceramaster, Chomataster, Cladaster, Codellaster, Comptonia, Comptoniaster, Cottreauaster, Crateraster, Cymbaster, Fayoumaster, Fomalhautia, Forbesiaster, Fredaster, Galbaster, Goniasterinae, Haccourtaster, 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: Bugarachaster depressus

View classification

Type: Bugarachaster depressus

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Chemin de Cugurou, Bugarach, Aude (Cretaceous of France)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.