Infraclass Neoasteroidea Gale 1987 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Neoasteroidea

Full reference: A. S. Gale. 1987. Phylogeny and classification of the Asteroidea. Zoological journal of the Linnean Society 89:107-132

Parent taxon: Ambuloasteroidea according to D. B. Blake 2018

See also Blake and Hagdorn 2003, Blake et al. 2017, Breton and Néraudeau 2008, Donovan et al. 1993, Fernández et al. 2014, Gale 1987, Gale 2011 and Villier et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Calliasterellidae, Compsasteridae

Subtaxa: Forcipulatacea Migmasteridae Pentasteria (Archastropecten) hastingiae Surculifera Valvatacea

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

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