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Poncetaster Villier et al. 2004 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81272

Full reference: L. Villier, M. Kutscher, and C. Mah. 2004. Systematics, palaeoecology, and evolutionary significance of Middle Toarcian Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from the 'Seuil du Poitou', Western France. Géobios 37(6):807-825

Parent taxon: Stauranderasteridae according to L. Villier 2008

Sister taxa: Aspidaster, Hadranderaster, Lithaster, Manfredaster, Stauranderaster, Stauraster

Subtaxa: Poncetaster crateri

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Type: Poncetaster crateri

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore