† Tremataster decheni (Protaster decheni)

Tremataster decheni

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Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Asterozoa  ⇒ Klasse: Ophiuroidea  ⇒ Klasse: Oegophiurida  ⇒ Unterordnung: Zeugophiurina  ⇒ Familie: Furcasteridae  ⇒ Gattung: Tremataster

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)

Dewalque, 1880

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Tremataster decheni



Protaster decheni

Dewalque, 1880
Ref.: G. Dewalque. 1880. Fragments paléontologiques. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique 8:43-54

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Motility: slow-moving
Habit: low-level epifaunal
Environment: marine

detritivore, suspension feeder

Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 1)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • C. Schuchert, 1915 - Revision of Paleozoic Stelleroidea with special reference to North American Asteroidea - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (88), 1-311 (journal article, English)
  • G. Dewalque, 1880 - Fragments paléontologiques - Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique (8), 43-54 (journal article, French)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) nJcm19YY2UWFIZgAXNdSzQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) D726979C-18D6-45D9-8521-98005CD752CD
Database ID 128504