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Mistia Blake 1973 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Notomyotida - Benthopectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31495

Full reference: D. B. Blake. 1973. Ossicle morphology of some recent asteroids and description of some West American fossil asteroids. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 104:1-59

Parent taxon: Benthopectininae according to D. B. Blake 1984

Sister taxon: Benthopecten

Subtaxa: Mistia spinosa

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Type: Mistia spinosa

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