ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Altairia Blake and Reid 1998 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Ophidiasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31422

Full reference: D. B. Blake and R. Reid. 1998. Some Albian (Cretaceous) asteroids (Echinodermata) from Texas and their paleobiological implications. Journal of Paleontology 72(3):512-532

Parent taxon: Ophidiasteridae according to D. B. Blake and R. Reid 1998

Sister taxa: Certonardoa, Chariaster, Denebia, Linckia, Nardoa, Ophidiaster, Sladenia

Subtaxa: Altairia wintoni

View classification

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore