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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata (Klein 1754)
Subphylum: Asterozoa (von Zittel 1895)
Class: Asteroidea (de Blainville 1830) / Starfish
Superorder: Valvatacea (McKnight 1975)
Order: Paxillosida (Perrier 1884)
Family: Astropectinidae (Gray 1840)


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A slightly water-worn specimen but unique as it is possibly the first specimen from these usually unfossiliferous beds

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United Kingdom > England > Dorset
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