Leptaster de Loriol 1880 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida

Full reference: P. de Loriol. 1880. Description de quatre échinodermes nouveaux. Mémoires de la Société Paléontologique Suisse 7:5-15

Parent taxon: Valvatida according to L. Villier 2010

See also de Loriol 1880

Sister taxa: Acanthasteridae, Archasteridae, Arthraster, Asteriaceros, Asterinidae, Asterodiscididae, Asteropseidae, Chaetasteridae, Ganeriidae, Geinitzaster, Goniasteridae, Goniasteroidea, Granulosina, Mithrodiidae, Odontasteridae, Ophidiasteridae, Oreasteridae, Poraniidae, Pycinasteridae, Sphaerasteridae, Stauranderasteridae, Tumulosina

Subtaxa: Leptaster martinii

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Type: Leptaster martinii

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Comblanchien Quarry (Jurassic of France)

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