The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Hesperaster crassus H. L. Clark, 1938



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: mid-Holocene



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Clark, H. L. (1938). Echinoderms from Australia, an account of collections made in 1929 and 1932. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 55: 1-597 (28 plates).


Other references:

McNamara, K. J., Long, John A. and and Brimmell, K. (1991). Catalogue of type fossils in the Western Australian Museum. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement No. 39: 1-106.


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