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Tremataster Worthen and Miller 1883 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Oegophiurida - Furcasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31544

Full reference: A. H. Worthen and S.A. Miller. 1883. Class Echinodermata. Geology and Paleontology. Geological Survey of Illinois, H.W. Rokker, Spingfield 7:327-338

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

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Tremataster decheni, Tremataster difficilis

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Type: Tremataster difficilis

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder