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  • Medusaster rhenanus Stürtz 1890


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    • A 15-armed starfish.

       

      Lit.: 

      B. Stürtz. 1890. Neuer Beitrag zur Kenntniss paläozoischer Seesterne. Palaeontographica 36: 203-247

       

    Taxonomy

    15-armed starfish

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Stenuroidea
    Order: Incertae sedis
    Family: Palaeuridae
    Genus: Medusaster
    Species: M. rhenanus
    Author Citation Stürtz 1890

    Geological Time Scale

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

    Stratigraphy

    Hunsrück Slate Group
    Kaub Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Dimensions

    Width: 6cm

    Location

    Eschenbach-Bocksberg Quarry
    Bundenbach
    Rhineland-Palatinate
    Germany

    Comments

    A 15-armed starfish.

     

    Lit.: 

    B. Stürtz. 1890. Neuer Beitrag zur Kenntniss paläozoischer Seesterne. Palaeontographica 36: 203-247

     



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