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Family Brisingidae Sars 1875 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Forcipulatida

PaleoDB taxon number: 81199

Full reference: G.O. Sars. 1875. On some remarkable forms of animal life from the great deeps off the Norvegian coast. 2 - Researches on the structure and affinities of teh genus Brisinga, based on the study of a new specis B. coronata. University Thesis, Christiania 1-111

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

Sister taxa: Brisingasteridae, Freyellidae, Hymenodiscidae, Odinellidae

Subtaxa: Brisingella

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder-deposit feeder