Chomataster wrighti Rasmussen 1950 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Alternative combination: Nymphaster wrighti

Full reference: H. W. Rasmussen. 1950. Cretaceous Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea with a special reference to the species found in Denmark. Denmarks Geologiske Undersogelse 2:1-134

Belongs to Chomataster according to M. Reich and P. Frenzel 2002

See also Gale 1987, Rasmussen 1950, Rasmussen 1979 and Schulz and Weitschat 1975

Sister taxon: Chomataster acules

Type specimen: Mineralogical Museum, Copenhagen, holotype MMH 7538

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at RĂ¼gen Island, White Chalk (Cretaceous of Germany)

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