Ptilonaster Hall 1868

Stenuroidea

Full reference: J. Hall. 1868. Contributions to palaeontology. 12. Note on the genus Palaeaster and other fossil starfishes. Annual report of the Regents of the University of the State of New York on the State Cabinet of Natural History and the Historical and Antiquarian collection annexed thereto 20:282-303

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

See also Owen 1965, Schuchert 1915, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer 1940, Spencer 1951 and Spencer and Wright 1966

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

Subtaxa: Ptilonaster princeps

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Type: Ptilonaster princeps

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Creek on south side of Mt. Pleasant (Devonian of New York)

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