Pachyaster de Loriol 1909 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Full reference: P. de Loriol. 1909. Note sur quelques stellérides du Santonien d'Abou-Roach. Bulletin de l'Institut Egyptien 5(2):169-184

Parent taxon: Goniasteridae according to W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966

Sister taxa: Bugarachaster, Buterminaster, Caletaster, Calliaster, Calliderma, Capellia, Cenomanaster, Ceramaster, Chomataster, Cladaster, Codellaster, Comptonia, Comptoniaster, Cottreauaster, Crateraster, Cymbaster, Fayoumaster, Fomalhautia, Forbesiaster, Fredaster, Galbaster, Goniasterinae, Haccourtaster, Hessaster, Hippasteria, Hippasteriinae, Huroeaster, Leptogonium, Marocaster, Mastaster, Mediaster, Metopaster, Miopentagonaster, Nehalemia, Noviaster, Nymphaster, Ocalaster, Ogmaster, Ophryaster, Oyenaster, Paragonaster, Parametopaster, Peltaster, Pentetagonaster, Pseudarchasterinae, Pulcinellaster, Spenceraster, Sucia, Talecaster, Teichaster, Tesselaster, Tomidaster, Tosia, Tylasteria

Subtaxa: none

Type: Pachyaster aegypticus

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pachyaster in the database

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