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†family Hallasteridae Spencer 1925 (brittle star)


PaleoDB taxon number: 128937

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1925. A monograph of the British Palaeozoic Asterozoa. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London 1922(6):237-324

Parent taxon: Ophiuroidea according to W. K. Spencer 1925

Sister taxa: Ataxaster, Calclyra, Calclyridae, Calyptactis, Cheiropterasteridae, Encrinasteridae, Euryalida, Euzonosomatidae, Lumectaster, Maydena, Myophiuroida, Oegophiurida, Oegophiuridea, Oegophiuroida, Ophiaulaxoides, Ophioma, Ophiotrigonum, Ophiurella, Ophiurida, Ophiuridea, Phrynophiurida, Stenaster, Stenasteridae

Subtaxa: none

Type: Hallaster

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder