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Solaster Forbes 1839 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Velatida - Solasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31467

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1839. On the Asteriadae of the Irish Sea. Mem. Wer. Soc. edinburgh 8:114-129

Parent taxon: Solasteridae according to W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966

Sister taxon: Lophaster

Subtaxa: Solaster murchisoni

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore