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Scutellaster Cragin 1895 (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Dendrasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33173

Synonym: Anorthoscutum Lambert and Thiery 1914 [objective synonym] (taxon 97784)

Full reference: F. W. Cragin. 1895. A new Cretaceous genus of Clypeasteridae. The American Geologist 20:90-91

Parent taxon: Dendrasteridae according to W. F. Faustman 1964

Sister taxa: Dendraster, Merriamaster, Scaphechinus

Subtaxa: Anorthoscutum oregonensis

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore