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†family Arthrasteridae Spencer 1918 (sea star)

Asteroidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 127907

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1918. A monograph of the British Palaeozoic Asterozoa. Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society, London 1916(3):109-168

Parent taxon: Asteroidea according to W. K. Spencer 1918

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

Subtaxa: none

Type: Arthraster

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore