Lophidiaster concavus Rasmussen 1972 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Full reference: H. W. Rasmussen. 1972. Lower Tertiary Crinoidea, Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea from Northern Europe and Greenland. Biologiske skrifter fra det Danske Videnskabernes Selskab 19:1-83

Belongs to Lophidiaster according to D.N. Lewis 1993

See also Rasmussen 1972

Sister taxa: Lophidiaster haunsbergensis, Lophidiaster hawkinsi, Lophidiaster inversus, Lophidiaster ornatus, Lophidiaster postornatus, Lophidiaster punctatus, Lophidiaster pygmaeus, Lophidiaster silentiensis

Type specimen: Holotype BNHM E53632

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at No. 2 Pit, Aveley, Essex - London Clay (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

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