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†family Calliasterellidae Schöndorf 1910 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Uractinina

Alternative spellings: Calliasterellinae, Calliasteridae

Full reference: F. Schöndorf. 1910. Die Asteriden der deutschen Trias. Jahresbericht des Niedersächsischen Geologische Vereins 3:90-116

Parent taxon: Uractinina according to R. V. Kesling 1969

Sister taxa: Illusioluidia, Protarthrasteridae, Urasterellidae

Subtaxa: Arthrasterinae, Calliasterella, Silicaster

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Type: Calliasterella

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore