†order Kermasida Blake 2018 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Kermasida

Parent taxon: Asteroidea according to D. B. Blake 2018

Sister taxa: Ambuloasteroidea, Arthrasteridae, Cryptozonia, Eriaster, Euasteroidea, Euaxosida, Fandasteridae, Hemizonida, Hudsonasteridae, Lepidasteridae, Neopalaeasteridae, Omanasteridae, Petraster, Phanerozoma, Phanerozonida, Platyasterida, Pleiadeaster, Pleuraster, Promopalaeaster, Promopalaeasteridae, Protasteracanthion, Pustulosida, Spinulosacea, Trichotaster, Uranasteridae

Subtaxa: Clarkeasteridae Illusioluididae Monasteridae Permasteridae

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (4 collections), Namibia (1)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Illinois, Indiana)

• Carboniferous of United States (4: Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Texas)

Total: 11 collections including 14 occurrences

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