Peltaster placenta

Peltaster placenta

Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Asterozoa  ⇒ Klasse: Asteroidea  ⇒ Ordnung: Valvatida  ⇒ Familie: Goniasteridae  ⇒ Gattung: Peltaster

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Müller & Troschel, 1842

Other languages


Peltaster placenta



Goniodiscus placenta

Müller & Troschel, 1842
Ref.: J. Müller and F.H. Troschel. 1842. System der Asteriden. F. Vieweg & Sohn, Braunschweig

Additional data by PBDB, License: CC BY

Motility: actively mobile
Habit: epifaunal
Environment: marine


Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • A. M. Clark, 1992 - Starfishes of the Atlantic - Chapman & Hall, London (), 1-794 (book/book chapter, English)
  • J. Müller, 1842 - System der Asteriden - F. Vieweg & Sohn, Braunschweig (), 1-147 (book/book chapter, German)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) BDl4UiJx706wQL0atW3YVQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) 52783904-7122-4EEF-B040-BD1AB56DD855
Database ID 116557