Fayoumaster desmoulinsi d'Archiac 1850 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Alternative combination: Asterias desmoulinsii

Full reference: A. d'Archiac. 1850. Description des fossiles du groupe nummulitique recueillis par M. S.-P. et M. J. Delbos aux environs de Bayonne et de Dax. Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France 3(2):397-456

Belongs to Fayoumaster according to J. Roman and A. Strougo 1987

See also d'Archiac 1850

Sister taxa: Fayoumaster lamberti, Fayoumaster pharaonum

Type specimen: Location of the type material is currently unknown

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Qasr el Sagha (Eocene to Eocene of Egypt)

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