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Lepidasterella Schuchert 1914 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Hemizonida - Helianthasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31383

Full reference: C. Schuchert. 1914. Fossilium Catalogus. 1: Animalia, pars 3, Stelleroidea palaeozoica. W. Junk, Berlin 1-53

Parent taxon: Helianthasteridae according to J. R. Welsh 1984

Sister taxa: Arkonaster, Helianthaster, Helianthasterinae

Subtaxa: Lepidasterella babcocki, Lepidasterella montanensis

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Type: Helianthaster gyalum

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore