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Order Notomyotida Ludwig 1910 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatacea

PaleoDB taxon number: 31480

Full reference: H. Ludwig. 1910. Nomyota, eine neue Ordnung der Seesterne. Sitzungsberichte der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 23:435-466

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

Sister taxa: Carniaster, Paxillosida, Valvatida

Subtaxa: Benthopectinidae

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore-deposit feeder