Suborder Granulosina Perrier 1894 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida

Alternative spelling: Granulosa

Full reference: E. Perrier. 1894. Stellérides. Expéditions Scientifiques du Travailleur et du Talisman, Masson, Paris 1-431

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

See also Hess 1972

Sister taxa: Acanthasteridae, Archasteridae, Arthraster, Asteriaceros, Asterinidae, Asterodiscididae, Asteropseidae, Chaetasteridae, Ganeriidae, Geinitzaster, Goniasteridae, Goniasteroidea, Leptaster, Mithrodiidae, Odontasteridae, Ophidiasteridae, Oreasteridae, Poraniidae, Pycinasteridae, Sphaerasteridae, Stauranderasteridae, Tumulosina

Subtaxa: Radiasteridae

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Morocco (1), United States (6: Texas)

• Jurassic of India (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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