Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae
Full reference: W. P. Sladen. 1889. The Asteroidea. Report of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger 1873-1876, Zoology 30:1-935
Parent taxon: Astropectinidae according to G. Breton 1995
See also Sepkoski 2002 and Sladen 1889
Sister taxa: Advenaster, Aldebarania, Astrocratis, Astropecten, Astropectininae, Ctenophoraster, Dipsacaster, Eokainaster, Pentasteria, Persephonaster, Plutonaster, Prothrissacanthias, Riedaster
Subtaxa: Tethyaster albertensis Tethyaster guerangeri Tethyaster jurassicus
Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore
• Eocene of France (2 collections)
• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), France (1)
• Jurassic of United States (2: Utah)
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
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