Nymphaster marginatus Sladen 1891 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Alternative combinations: Chomataster marginatus, Ophryaster marginatus

Full reference: W. P. Sladen. 1891. A monograph of the British fossil Echinodermata. The Cretaceous formations. 2- The Asteroidea. Monograph of the Paleontographical Society 1:1-28

Belongs to Nymphaster according to A. S. Gale 1987

See also Lewis 1993, Rasmussen 1950, Sladen 1891, Spencer 1907 and Spencer 1913

Sister taxa: Nymphaster alseni, Nymphaster arduennensis, Nymphaster dutempleanus, Nymphaster fontis, Nymphaster humilis, Nymphaster magistrorum, Nymphaster miocenicus, Nymphaster obtusus, Nymphaster ornatus, Nymphaster peakei, Nymphaster rectus, Nymphaster spenceri, Nymphaster studlandensis, Nymphaster tethysiensis

Type specimen: Museum of Natural History, London, holotype BNHM OR 35484

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Nymphaster marginatus in the database

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