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Lepidaster Forbes 1850 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Lepidasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31361

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1850. Figures and descriptions illustrative of British Organic Remains. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom Decade 3:65

Parent taxon: Lepidasteridae according to L. G. Herringshaw et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Devonistella, Lepidactis, Michiganaster

Subtaxa: Lepidaster grayi

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Type: Lepidaster grayi

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore