Habanaster (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Micrasteridae

Parent taxon: Micrasteridae according to P. M. Kier 1984

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Brissopneustes, Cyclasterinae, Isopneustes, Micraster, Ovulaster

Subtaxa: Habanaster sanchezi

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Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution: found only at Canteras del Tejar "Consuelo" (Miocene of Cuba)

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