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Terminaster Hess 1974 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Forcipulatacea

PaleoDB taxon number: 31419

Full reference: H. Hess. 1974. Neue Funde des Seesterns Terminaster cancriformis (Quenstedt) aus Callovien und Oxfor von England, Frankreich und Schweiz. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 67(3):647-659

Parent taxon: Forcipulatacea according to L. Villier et al. 2009

Sister taxon: Trichasteropsida

Subtaxa: Terminaster cancriformis

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore