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Nehalemia delicata Blake 1973 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81657

Full reference: D. B. Blake. 1973. Ossicle morphology of some recent asteroids and description of some West American fossil asteroids. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 104:1-59

Belongs to Nehalemia according to D. B. Blake 1973

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, UCMP A-5018, Holotype. Its type locality is Asteroidea, Keasey fm, Mist, which is in an Oligocene marine sandstone in the Keasey Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore