† Protarthraster


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: Platyasterida  ⇒ Unterordnung: Uractinina  ⇒ Familie: Protarthrasteridae

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)

Spencer, 1918

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Motility: slow-moving
Habit: low-level epifaunal
Environment: marine
Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

Taxonomic assignment (1)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • W. K. Spencer, 1966 - Asterozoans - Moore R.C. ed, Treatise on invertebrate paleontology, Echinodermata, University of Kansas Press and the Geological Society of America (3), U4-U107 (serial monograph, English)
  • W. K. Spencer, 1918 - A monograph of the British Palaeozoic Asterozoa - Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society, London (1916), 109-168 (journal article, English)
  • G. F. Whidborne, 1896 - A preliminary synopsis of the fauna of the Pickwell Down, Baggy and Pilton Beds - Proceedings of the Geological Association of London (14), 371-377 (journal article, English)


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GUID (Global unique identifier) 4AE7B8D5-EA8D-46CE-8B8B-6EBF15FD85E6
Database ID 52577