Superfamily Goniasteroidea Blake 1987 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida

Parent taxon: Valvatida according to M.K. Eagle 1999

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Goniasteroidea in the database

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