Cuneaster armatus Forbes 1848

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Alternative combination: Astropecten armatus

Synonyms: Archastropecten crispatus Forbes 1848, Astropecten crispatus Forbes 1848, Crenaster crispatus Forbes 1848

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1848. On the Asteriadae found fossil in British strata. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, and of the Museum of Practical Geology in London 2(2):457-482

Belongs to Cuneaster according to H. Hess 1955

See also Dujardin and Hupé 1862, Forbes 1848, Forbes 1849, Forbes 1852, Lehner 1937, Lewis 1993, Pictet 1857, Sacco 1893 and von Linstow 1909

Sister taxa: Coulonia colei, Coulonia neocomiensis, Coulonia parva, Coulonia platispina, Cuneaster mirabilis

Type specimens:

  • Cuneaster armatus: Holotype BNHM OR 57501
  • Astropecten crispatus:

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Cuneaster armatus in the database

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