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Maydena Jell 2014 (brittle star)


PaleoDB taxon number: 313834

Full reference: P. A. Jell. 2014. A Tremadocian asterozoan from Tasmania and a late Llandovery edrioasteroid from Victoria. Alcheringa 38(4):528-540

Parent taxon: Ophiuroidea according to P. A. Jell 2014

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

Subtaxa: Maydena roadsidensis

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Type: Maydena roadsidensis

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