Physaster Pomel 1883 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holasteroida

Full reference: A. Pomel. 1883. Classification méthodique des échinides vivants et fossiles. Adolphe Jourdan, Alger 1-131

Parent taxon: Holasteroida according to C. D. Wagner and J. W. Durham 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Calymnidae, Cardabia, Cardiasterina, Coraster, Corechinus, Coryslus, Corystus, Echinocorythidae, Eoholaster, Galeola, Giraliaster, Habanaster, Hemipneustidae, Holasteridae, Huttonechinus, Labrotaxis, Menuthiaster, Nordenskjoeldaster, Pomaster, Pseudholaster, Pseudholasteridae, Seunaster, Smithiaster, Spatagoides, Stenonasteridae, Turanglaster, Urechinina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Physaster in the database

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