Arthraster dixoni Forbes 1848 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida

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 Arthraster according to W. K. Spencer 1907

See also Carpenter 1882, Dujardin and Hupé 1862, Forbes 1848, Forbes 1850, Lewis 1993 and Spencer 1919

Sister taxa: Arthraster cristatus, Arthraster spenceri

Type specimen: Museum of Natural History, London, holotype BNHM OR 47000

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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