Henricia Gray 1840 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Spinulosida - Echinasteridae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1840. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma Asterias (Linn.). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6:275-290

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Verrill 1870

Sister taxon: Echinaster

Subtaxa: Henricia parahybensis Henricia venturana

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Right bank of Rio Gramame (Sphenodiscus zone) (Cretaceous of Brazil)

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