Zoroaster Thomson 1873 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Forcipulatida - Zoroasteridae

Full reference: W. Thomson. 1873. The depths of the sea. London 1-527

Parent taxon: Zoroasteridae according to W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966

See also Gale 2011, Sepkoski 2002 and Sladen 1889

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Zoroaster fulgens

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Seymour Island, La Meseta Fm. (Eocene to Eocene of Antarctica)

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