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Cnemidactis Spencer 1918 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Urasterellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31392

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1918. A monograph of the British Palaeozoic Asterozoa. Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society, London 1916(3):109-168

Parent taxon: Urasterellidae according to D. B. Blake and S. Rozhnov 2007

Sister taxa: Bohemaster, Salteraster, Schuchertia, Stibaraster, Ulrichaster, Urasterella

Subtaxa: Cnemidactis girvanensis, Cnemidactis macroadambulacralatas, Cnemidactis osloensis

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Type: Urasterella girvanensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore