†family Embolasteridae Blake 2008

Stenuroidea - Embolasteridae

Full reference: D. B. Blake. 2008. A new Ordovician asteroid (Echinodermata) with somasteroid-like skeletal elements. Journal of Paleontology 82(4):645-656

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

See also Blake 2008

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

Subtaxa: Embolaster

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Dunn Hill Quarry, Criner Hills (Ordovician of Oklahoma)

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