Chaetasterina Hess 1970 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Asterinidae

Full reference: H. Hess. 1970. Schlangensterne und Seesterne aus dem oberen Hauterivien "Pierre jaune" von St-Blaise bei Neuchatel. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 63(3):1069-1091

Parent taxon: Asterinidae according to A.S. Gale 2020

See also Hess 1970 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Asterininae

Subtaxa: Chaetasterina gracilis

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Type: Chaetasterina gracilis

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Pierre-Jaune, Hauterivian, St. Blaise (Cretaceous of Switzerland)

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