Advenaster Hess 1955 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Full reference: H. Hess. 1955. Die fossilien Astropectiniden (Asteroidea). Neue Beobachtungen und Übersicht über die bekannten Arten. Schweizerischen Paläontologischen Abhandlungen, Birkhaüser Verlag, Bassel 71:1-113

Parent taxon: Astropectinidae according to H Hess 1972

See also Hess 1955, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer and Wright 1966 and Villier 2008

Sister taxa: Aldebarania, Astrocratis, Astropecten, Astropectininae, Ctenophoraster, Dipsacaster, Eokainaster, Pentasteria, Persephonaster, Plutonaster, Prothrissacanthias, Riedaster, Tethyaster

Subtaxa: Advenaster inermis

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Type: Advenaster inermis

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of India (1 collection), Poland (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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