Persephonaster Wood-Mason and Alcock 1891 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Full reference: J. Wood-Mason and A. Alcock. 1891. Natural history notes from H.M. Indian Marine Survey Steamer Investigator. Echinodermata. Annales and Magazine of Natural History 8(6):427-443

Parent taxon: Astropectinidae according to J. Wood-Mason and A. Alcock 1891

Sister taxa: Advenaster, Aldebarania, Astrocratis, Astropecten, Astropectininae, Ctenophoraster, Dipsacaster, Eokainaster, Pentasteria, Plutonaster, Prothrissacanthias, Riedaster, Tethyaster

Subtaxa: Persephonaster arduennensis

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Asteroidea, Lumachelle à Acuminata, Ardennes (Jurassic of France)

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