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  • Furcaster decheni STUERTZ, 1886


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    • Furcaster is the most common brittle star in Bundenbach.

       

    Taxonomy

    Brittle Star

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Ophiuroidea
    Order: Oegophiurida
    Family: Furcasteridae
    Genus: Furcaster
    Species: F. decheni
    Author Citation STUERTZ, 1886

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Devonian
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Emsian

    Stratigraphy

    Hunsrück Slate Group
    Kaup Formation
    Herrenberg Member

    Provenance

    Collector: T. Bastelberger
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Diameter: 20cm

    Location

    Heap pile "Grube Herrenberg"
    Bundenbach
    Rhineland-Palatinate
    Germany

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    Furcaster is the most common brittle star in Bundenbach.

     



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