The Echinoid Directory

Contributed by Andrew Smith, August 2011

Lunulaster Parma & Martinez, 1995, p. 65

Distribution Oligocene-Miocene, southern South America
Name gender masculine
Type Amplaster alatus Rossi de Garcia & Levy, 1989, p. 90
Species Included Only the type species.
Classification and/or Status Subjective junior synonym of Amplaster
Remarks This taxon was later treated by its originators as a synonym of Amplaster in Mooi et al (2000).

Parma, S. G. & Martinez, S. 1995. Nuevo genero de Monophorasteridae (Echinodermata) del Terciario de Patagonia. In: IV Congreso Argentino de Paleontologia y Biostratigraphia: Trelew-Chubet, Abril 3-8, 1994, Resumenes. Pp. 65-66.

R. Mooi, S. Martinez & S. G. Parma 2000. Phylogenetic systematics of Tertiary monophorasterid sand dollars (Clypeasteroida: Echinoidea) from South America. Journal of Paleontology 74, 263-281.