Odontaster Verrill 1880 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Odontasteridae

Full reference: A. E. Verrill. 1880. Notice of the remarkable marine fauna occupying the outer bank off the southern coast of New England. part 1. American Journal of Sciences 20:390-403

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

See also Gale 2011, Sepkoski 2002 and Verrill 1899

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Odontaster priscus

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Moewaka Quarry, locality G.S. 5037 (Jurassic of New Zealand)

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