Protremaster Smith and Tranter 1985 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Asterinidae

Full reference: A. B. Smith and T.H. Tranter. 1985. Protremaster, a new lower jurassic genus of asteroid from Antarctica. Geological Magazine 122(4):351-359

Parent taxon: Tremasterinae according to A. B. Smith and T.H. Tranter 1985

See also Gale 2011 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Mesotremaster

Subtaxa: Protremaster universalis

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Type: Protremaster universalis

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at locality KG 2986, Lully Foothills (Jurassic of Antarctica)

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