Scutellaster Cragin 1895 (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Dendrasteridae

Synonym: Anorthoscutum Lambert and Thiery 1914 [objective synonym]

Full reference: F. W. Cragin. 1895. A new Cretaceous genus of Clypeasteridae. The American Geologist 20:90-91

Parent taxon: Dendrasteridae according to W. F. Faustman 1964

See also Durham 1966, Kiessling 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Dendraster, Merriamaster, Scaphechinus

Subtaxa: Anorthoscutum oregonensis

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Scutellaster in the database

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