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Protasteracanthion Stürtz 1886 (sea star)

Asteroidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 127826

Full reference: B. Stürtz. 1886. Beitrag zur Kenntnis paläozoische Seesterne. Palaeontographica 32:75-98

Parent taxon: Asteroidea according to W.M. Lehmann 1957

Sister taxa: Ambuloasteroidea, Arthrasteridae, Cryptozonia, Eriaster, Euasteroidea, Euaxosida, Fandasteridae, Hemizonida, Hudsonasteridae, Kermasida, Lepidasteridae, Neopalaeasteridae, Omanasteridae, Petraster, Phanerozoma, Phanerozonida, Platyasterida, Pleiadeaster, Pleuraster, Promopalaeaster, Promopalaeasteridae, Pustulosida, Spinulosacea, Trichotaster, Uranasteridae, Zorocallida

Subtaxa: Protasteracanthion primus

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Type: Protasteracanthion primus

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore