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, 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

Distribution: found only at Asteroidea, Andhou, Pacham Island (Jurassic of India)

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