Comptoniaster sharpii Wright 1880

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Alternative combinations: Metopaster sharpii, Stellaster sharpii

Full reference: T. Wright. 1880. Monograph of the British fossil Echinodermata from the oolithic formations. Volume 2 - The Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea. Part 3. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society 1880:155-203

Belongs to Comptoniaster according to G. Breton 1992

See also Breton 1983, Breton 1997, Breton 1997, Lewis 1993, Nicklès 1887 and Wright 1880

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

Type specimen: Natural History Museum, London, holotype BNHM OR 75792

Distribution: found only at Asteroidea, Calcaires à Polypiers, Haut-de-Chèvre, Meurthe-et-Moselle (Jurassic of France)

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