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†family Palaeostellidae Lehmann 1957 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Gnathasterina

PaleoDB taxon number: 159727

Full reference: W.M. Lehmann. 1957. Die Asterozoen in den Dachschifern des rheinischen Unterdevons. Abhandlungen des Hessischen Landeshamtes für Bodenforchung 21:1-160

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

Sister taxa: Helianthasteridae, Lacertasterias, Lepyriactinidae, Schondorfia, Taeniactinidae

Subtaxa: none

Type: Palaeostella

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore