Asteriacites von Schlotheim, 1820


DESCRIPTION: Star-shaped impressions with transversely sculptured arms, preserved in convex hyporelief or concave epirelief.

BEHAVIOR(S): Resting.

ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS: Fully marine.

POSSIBLE TRACEMAKERS: Echinoids (starfish)

GEOLOGIC RANGE: Cambrian-recent.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES: (von Schlotheim, 1822)(Hantzschel, 1975)