Talecaster Breton 1992 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Full reference: G. Breton. 1992. Les Goniasteridae (Asteroidea, Echinodermata) jurassiques et crétacés de France. Taphonomie, systématique, biostratigraphie, paléobiogéographie, évolution. Bulletin trimestriel de la Société géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre, numéro hors série 78:1-590

Parent taxon: Goniasteridae according to G. Breton 1992

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, Pachyaster, Paragonaster, Parametopaster, Peltaster, Pentetagonaster, Pseudarchasterinae, Pulcinellaster, Spenceraster, Sucia, Teichaster, Tesselaster, Tomidaster, Tosia, Tylasteria

Subtaxa: Talecaster neraudeaui

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Type: Talecaster neraudeaui

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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