Caletaster Breton 1978 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Full reference: G. Breton. 1978. Les astérides du Crétacé de Normandie. Bulletin trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et Amis du Muséum du Havre 65(4):5-87

Parent taxon: Goniasteridae according to G. Breton and D. Néraudeau 2008

See also Breton 1978, Breton 1992, Sepkoski 2002 and Villier 2010

Sister taxa: Bugarachaster, Buterminaster, Calliaster, Calliderma, Capellia, Cenomanaster, Ceramaster, Chomataster, Cladaster, Codellaster, Comptonia, Comptoniaster, Cottreauaster, Crateraster, Cymbaster, Fayoumaster, Fomalhautia, Forbesiaster, Fredaster, Galbaster, Goniasterinae, Haccourtaster, Hessaster, Hippasteria, Hippasteriinae, Huroeaster, Leptogonium, Marocaster, Mastaster, Mediaster, Metopaster, Miopentagonaster, Nehalemia, Noviaster, Nymphaster, Ocalaster, Ogmaster, Ophryaster, Oyenaster, Pachyaster, Paragonaster, Parametopaster, Peltaster, Pentetagonaster, Pseudarchasterinae, Pulcinellaster, Spenceraster, Sucia, Talecaster, Teichaster, Tesselaster, Tomidaster, Tosia, Tylasteria

Subtaxa: Caletaster barremicus Caletaster decombei Caletaster girardi Caletaster romani

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Type: Caletaster girardi

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (23 collections), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 29 collections including 30 occurrences

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