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†family Schuchertiidae Schuchert 1915 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Pustulosida

PaleoDB taxon number: 104677

Alternative spelling: Schushertiidae

Full reference: C. Schuchert. 1915. Revision of Paleozoic Stelleroidea with special reference to North American Asteroidea. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 88:1-311

Parent taxon: Pustulosida according to D. B. Blake 1989

Sister taxa: Bimarginalina, Mesopalaeasterinae, Palaeasteraceae, Palaeasteridae, Petrasteridae, Promopalaeasteraceae, Xenasteridae

Subtaxa: none

Type: Schuchertia

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore