†suborder Parophiurina Jaekel 1923

Stenuroidea - Parophiurina

Alternative spelling: Parophiura

Full reference: O.M.J. Jaekel. 1923. Zur Morphogenie der Asterozoa. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 5:344-350

Parent taxon: Stenuroidea according to D. B. Blake 2013

See also Boczarowski 2001, Jell and Theron 1999 and Spencer and Wright 1966

Sister taxa: Acinetaster, Echinasterella, Embolasteridae, Eophiuricae, Hystrigaster, Jaekelaster, Klasmuridae, Palaeuricae, Palasteriscus, Proturina, Ptilonaster, Scalarina, Stuertzaster

Subtaxa: Antiquaster Antiquasteridae Palaeuridae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Germany (1 collection), Poland (2), United States (1: Ohio)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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