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Baliactis Spencer 1922 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Palasteriscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31377

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1922. A monograph of the British Palaeozoic Asterozoa. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London 1920(5):197-236

Parent taxon: Palasteriscinae according to J. Dean Shackleton 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Baliactis devonicus, Baliactis ordovicus, Baliactis scutatus, Baliactis tuberatus

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Type: Baliactis ordovicus

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal suspension feeder