Luidia Forbes 1839 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Luidiidae

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1839. On the Asteriadae of the Irish Sea. Mem. Wer. Soc. edinburgh 8:114-129

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

See also Gale 2011, Sepkoski 2002 and Verrill 1899

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Luidia alternata Luidia ciliaris Luidia etchegoinensis Luidia hungarica Luidia sanjoaquinensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Pliocene of United States (3: California, Florida)

• Miocene of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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