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Jurapecten Gale 2011 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Notomyotida - Benthopectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179395

Full reference: A. S. Gale. 2011. The phylogeny of post-Palaeozoic Asteroidea (Neoasteroidea, Echinodermata). Special Papers in Palaeontology 85:1-112

Parent taxon: Benthopectinidae according to A. S. Gale 2011

Sister taxa: Benthopectininae, Cheiraster, Paleobenthopectininae

Subtaxa: Jurapecten hessi

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Type: Jurapecten hessi

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore-deposit feeder