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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicraster (Gibbaster) norfolkensis Smith & Wright, 2012 † 
AphiaID: 738335

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrregularia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrasterina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicraster † (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicraster (Gibbaster) † (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicraster (Gibbaster) norfolkensis † (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicraster (Gibbaster) Gauthier, 1887 †
Source  original description Smith, A.B. & Wright, C.W. 2012. British Cretaceous echinoids. Part 9, Atelostomata, 2. Spatangoida (2). Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society, 166/639, 635-754.
page(s): 691-692; text-figs 302, 304, pl. 249: figs 4-10, pl. 250 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range fossil only
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH E19768, locality England (Harford Bridges, Norfolk) [details]

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis A species of Gibbaster with meridoplacous plating in interambulacrum 1; labral plate short and disjunct from sternal plates in larger individuals. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Refers to the type region (Norfolk). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Belemnitella mucronata Zone, upper Campanian (Holotype and Belemnella lanceolata Zone, lower Maastrichtian (Paratypes) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Nov. 2012 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Harford Bridges (Holotype) and Trimingham (Paratypes), Norfolk, England [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:738335
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Micraster (Gibbaster) norfolkensis Smith & Wright, 2012. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=738335 on 2014-12-22
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