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Iraniaster (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Somaliasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33306

Parent taxon: Somaliasteridae according to C. D. Wagner and J. W. Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Brightonia, Leviechinus, Somaliaster

Subtaxa: Iraniaster affinidouvillei, Iraniaster bowersi, Iraniaster morgani

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Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore