†family Trichasteropsiidae Blake and Hagdorn 2003 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Trichasteropsida - Trichasteropsiidae

Alternative spelling: Trichasteropsidae

Full reference: D. B. Blake and H. Hagdorn. 2003. The Asteroidea (Echinodermata) of the Muschelkalk (Middle Triassic of Germany). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 77(1):23-58

Parent taxon: Trichasteropsida according to D. B. Blake et al. 2017

See also Blake et al. 2006, Blake and Hagdorn 2003 and Gale 2011

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Berckhemeraster Trichasteropsis

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Triassic of Germany (19 collections), Italy (1)

Total: 20 collections including 22 occurrences

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