Acinetaster Kesling 1982

Stenuroidea

Full reference: R. V. Kesling. 1982. Acinetaster konieckii, a new brittle-star from Middle Devonian Arkona Shale. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 26(5):71-81

Parent taxon: Stenuroidea according to D. B. Blake 2013

See also Kesling 1982 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Echinasterella, Embolasteridae, Eophiuricae, Hystrigaster, Jaekelaster, Klasmuridae, Palaeuricae, Palasteriscus, Parophiurina, Proturina, Ptilonaster, Scalarina, Stuertzaster

Subtaxa: Acinetaster konieckii

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Type: Acinetaster konieckii

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Acinetaster collection, Arkona Shale, Ausable River (Devonian of Ontario)

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