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Michiganaster Kesling 1971 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Lepidasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 101953

Full reference: R. V. Kesling. 1971. Michiganaster inexpectatus, a new many-armed starfish from Middle Devonian Rogers City Limestone of Michigan. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 23(16):247-262

Parent taxon: Lepidasteridae according to R. V. Kesling 1971

Sister taxa: Devonistella, Lepidactis, Lepidaster

Subtaxa: Michiganaster inexpectatus

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore