Full reference: J. P. Botting, P. Appleton, L. A. Muir, J. Malpas, and K. Riddington. 2011. A new species of Siluraster (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from the Late Ordovician of North Wales. Geological Journal 46:427-433
Type specimen: Holotype CHEGM 2009.98a, Paratype CHEGM 2009.98b, Grosvenor Museum, Chester. Its type locality is barn in Glyn Ceiriog, which is in a Longvillian shallow subtidal siltstone in the Bryn Siltstone Formation of the United Kingdom.
Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore