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Agalmaster Schöndorf 1909 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Pustulosida - Xenasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31348

Full reference: F. Schöndorf. 1909. Paläozoische Seesterne Deutschlands. I. Die echten Asteriden der Rheinischen Grauwacke. Palaeontographica 65:37-172

Parent taxon: Xenasteridae according to W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966

Sister taxa: Eifelaster, Palaeostella, Rhenaster, Trimeraster, Xenaster

Subtaxa: Agalmaster grandis, Agalmaster intermedius, Agalmaster miellensis

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Type: Agalmaster miellensis

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore