Ctenophoraster Fisher 1906 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Full reference: W. K. Fisher. 1906. The starfishes of the Hawaiian Islands. Bulletin of the Pacific Marine Fisheries Commission 23:987-1130

Parent taxon: Astropectinidae according to W. K. Fisher 1906

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Ctenophoraster downeyae

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Seymour Island, La Meseta Fm. (Eocene to Eocene of Antarctica)

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