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Armathyraster Harper and Morris 1978 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Encrinasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31524

Full reference: J. A. Harper and R. W. Morris. 1978. An new encrinasterid ophiuroid from the Conemaugh Group (Pennsylvanian) of Western Pennsylvania, and revision of the Encrinasteridae. Journal of Paleontology 52(1):155-163

Parent taxon: Armathyrasterinae according to J. A. Harper and R. W. Morris 1978

Sister taxon: Mausoleaster

Subtaxa: Armathyraster paradoxis

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Type: Armathyraster paradoxis

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