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Subphylum Asterozoa von Zittel 1895

PaleoDB taxon number: 102323

Synonym: Stelleroidea Gregory 1900 [objective synonym] (taxon 104591)

Full reference: K. A. von Zittel. 1895. Grundzuge der Palaeontologie 1-971

Parent taxon: Echinodermata according to K. A. von Zittel 1895

Sister taxa: Blastozoa, Camptostromoidea, Cincta, Crinoidea, Ctenocystoidea, Ctenoimbricata, Cyclocystoidea, Discoidea, Echinoconus, Echinozoa, Edrioasteroidea, Eleutherozoa, Helicocystitidae, Helicoplacoidea, Holothuroidea, Homoiostelea, Homostelea, Iheringiana, Mesocrinus, Paracrinozoa, Pediculacaudinidae, Pelmatozoa, Peripneustes, Scoteinocystis, Scutellidae, Scutellinidae, Semperitidae, Stylophora, Tubocaudinidae

Subtaxa: Asteroidea, Auluroidea, Eopentaroida, Ophiuroidea, Phragmactinidae, Somasteroidea, Stenuroidea

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore