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Goniaster Agassiz 1836 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81280

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1836. Prodrome d'une monographie des radiaires ou échinodermes. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de Neuchâtel 1:168-199

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

Sister taxa: Pentagonaster, Recurvaster, Sphaeriodiscus

Subtaxa: Goniaster (Stellaster), Goniaster marginatus, Goniaster scrobiculatus, Goniaster stokesii

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore