†family Archegonasteridae Spencer 1951

Somasteroidea - Archegonasteridae

Full reference: W. K. Spencer. 1951. Early Palaeozoic starfish. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, series B 235(B623):87-129

Parent taxon: Somasteroida according to J. Dean Shackleton 2005

See also Blake 1989, Owen 1965, Spencer 1951 and Spencer and Wright 1966

Sister taxa: Archegonaster, Catervaparmaster, Chinianasteridae, Goniactinida, Hadrosida

Subtaxa: none

Type: Archegonaster

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Archegonasteridae in the database

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