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Clade Brisingida Fisher 1928 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Forcipulatida

PaleoDB taxon number: 185906

Alternative spelling: Brisingina

Full reference: W. K. Fisher. 1928. Asteroidea of the North Pacific and adjacent waters. 3. Forcipulata. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 76:1-245

Parent taxon: Forcipulatida according to A. S. Gale 2011

Sister taxa: Asteriadina, Asteriidae, Heliasteridae, Labidiasteridae, Neomorphasteridae, Pedicellasteridae, Protothyraster, Stichasteridae, Terminasteridae, Zoroasteridae

Subtaxa: Brisingasteridae, Brisingidae, Freyellidae, Hymenodiscidae, Odinellidae

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Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder-deposit feeder