Marginura Haude 1999 (brittle star)

Ophiuroidea - Encrinasteridae

Synonym: Marginaster Haude 1995 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. Haude. 1999. Der -verzögerte - Ersatz eines Homonyms: Marginaster Haude, 1995. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatschefte 12:292-294

Parent taxon: Encrinasterinae according to R. Haude 1999

See also Haude 1995, Jell and Theron 1999 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Crepidosoma

Subtaxa: Marginura hilleri

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Additional Bokkeveld Group Echinoderms, South Africa (Devonian of South Africa)

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