Ovulaster (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Micrasteridae

Parent taxon: Micrasteridae according to A. G. Fischer 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Ovulaster protodecimae Ovulaster reticulates

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Type: Ovulaster protodecimae

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution: found only at Navarra - Sarasate (Cretaceous of Spain)

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