Echinasterella Stürtz 1890


Full reference: B. Stürtz. 1890. Neuer Beitrag zur Kenntniss paläozoischer Seesterne. Palaeontographica 36:203-247

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

See also Lehmann 1957, Schuchert 1915, Sepkoski 2002 and Spencer and Wright 1966

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

Subtaxa: Echinasterella darwini Echinasterella sladeni

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Type: Echinasterella sladeni

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Devonian of Brazil (3 collections), Germany (1), South Africa (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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