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Salteraster Stürtz 1893 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Urasterellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31401

Full reference: B. Stürtz. 1893. Ueber versteinerte und lebende Seesterne. Verhandlungen des naturhistorischen Vereins der preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 50:1-92

Parent taxon: Urasterellidae according to D. B. Blake and S. Rozhnov 2007

Sister taxa: Bohemaster, Cnemidactis, Schuchertia, Stibaraster, Ulrichaster, Urasterella

Subtaxa: Salteraster biradialis, Salteraster coronella, Salteraster imbricatus, Salteraster selwyni

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Type: Palaeaster asperrima

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore