Suborder Leptognathina Spencer and Wright 1966 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Spinulosida

Full reference: W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright. 1966. Asterozoans. Moore R.C. ed, Treatise on invertebrate paleontology, Echinodermata, University of Kansas Press and the Geological Society of America 3(1):U4-U107

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

See also Hess 1972

Sister taxa: Echinasteridae, Eugnathina, Plumasteridae, Velatida

Subtaxa: Valvasteridae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Asteroidea, Schlotheimia angulata bed, Mercuer, Ard├Ęche (Jurassic of France)

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