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Ovulaster (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Micrasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33444

Parent taxon: Micrasteridae according to A. G. Fischer 1966

Sister taxa: Brissopneustes, Cyclasterinae, Habanaster, Isopneustes, Micraster

Subtaxa: Ovulaster protodecimae, Ovulaster reticulates

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Type: Ovulaster protodecimae

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore