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Heteraster (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Toxasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33396

Parent taxon: Toxasteridae according to C. G. Barras 2007

Sister taxa: Adytaster, Aphelaster, Douvillaster, Enallaster, Enallopneustes, Isaster, Macraster, Mokotibaster, Polydesmaster, Toxaster

Subtaxa: Heteraster oblongus

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Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore