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  • Baliactis sp.


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    • Could be either B. scutatus Lehmann, 1957, B. tuberatus Lehmann, 1957 or B. devonicus, Spencer, 1927.

       

      Lit.:

      W.M. Lehmann. 1957. Die Asterozoen in den Dachschiefern des rheinischen Unterdevons. Abhandlungen des Hessischen Landesamtes für Bodenforschung 21:1-160

    Taxonomy

    Sea Star

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Asteroidea
    Order: Platyasterida
    Family: Palasteriscidae
    Genus: Baliactis
    Species: Baliactis sp.

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Devonian
    Epoch: Early
    International Age: Emsian (early)

    Stratigraphy

    Hunsrück Slate Group
    Kaub Formation
    Eschenbach Member

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Dimensions

    Diameter: 4,5cm

    Location

    Eschenbach-Bocksberg Quarry
    Bundenbach
    Rhineland-Palatinate
    Germany

    Comments

    Could be either B. scutatus Lehmann, 1957, B. tuberatus Lehmann, 1957 or B. devonicus, Spencer, 1927.

     

    Lit.:

    W.M. Lehmann. 1957. Die Asterozoen in den Dachschiefern des rheinischen Unterdevons. Abhandlungen des Hessischen Landesamtes für Bodenforschung 21:1-160



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    The Amateur Paleontologist

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    That's quite beautiful!

    -Christian

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