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Illusioluidia Blake and Guensburg 1989 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Platyasterida

PaleoDB taxon number: 31395

Full reference: D. B. Blake and T. E. Guensburg. 1989. Illusioluidia teneryi n. gen. and sp. (Asteroidea: Echinodermata) from the Pennsylvanian of Texas, and its homeomorphy with th extant genus Luidia Forbes. Journal of Paleontology 63(5):662-668

Parent taxon: Illusioluididae according to D. B. Blake 2018

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Illusioluidia teneryi

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Type: Illusioluidia teneryi

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore