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Family Solasteridae Viguier 1878 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Velatida

PaleoDB taxon number: 81160

Full reference: C. Viguier. 1878. Classification des Stellérides. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences 84:681-683

Parent taxon: Velatida according to D. B. Blake 1989

Sister taxa: Caymanostellidae, Decacuminaster, Korethrasteridae, Myxasteridae, Plesiastropecten, Pterasteridae, Tropidasteridae, Xandarosaster

Subtaxa: Lophaster, Solaster

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Type: Solaster

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore