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Foliaster Blake 1994 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Palasteriscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31343

Full reference: D. B. Blake. 1994. Re-evaluation of the Palasteriscidae Gregory 1900 and the early phylogeny of the Asteroidea (Echinodermata). Journal of Paleontology 68:123-134

Parent taxon: Palasteriscidae according to D. B. Blake 1994

Sister taxa: Estoniaster, Jugiaster, Lanthanaster, Palaebrisingidae, Palaechinasteridae, Palasteriscinae, Phyrtosaster, Platanaster

Subtaxa: Foliaster transversus

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Type: Foliaster transversus

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal suspension feeder