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  • Urasterella asperula STUERTZ, 1893


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    • U. asperula is a rather common sea star in Bundenbach. Synonyms are Protasteracanthion primus and Roemeraster asperula.

       

       

       

    Taxonomy

    Sea Star

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Asteroidea
    Order: Platyasterida
    Family: Palasteriscidae
    Genus: Urasterella
    Species: U. asperula
    Author Citation Stuertz, 1893

    Geological Time Scale

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

    Stratigraphy

    Hunsrück Slate Group
    Kaup Formation
    Eschenbach Member

    Provenance

    Collector: T. Bastelberger
    Date Collected: 07/01/1980
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Width: 10cm

    Location

    Eschenbach-Bocksberg quarry
    Bundenbach
    Rhineland-Palatinate
    Germany

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    U. asperula is a rather common sea star in Bundenbach. Synonyms are Protasteracanthion primus and Roemeraster asperula.

     

     

     



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    Very nice collection! The preparation, display, and variations are all a pleasure to see! Thank you!

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