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Paraheteraster

Echinoidea - Spatangoida

Taxonomy
Paraheteraster is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Paraheteraster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
genusParaheteraster

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calciteo
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: shallow infaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Diet 2: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedc
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-28 12:18:10
Modified: 2009-10-08 16:32:56
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: Barremian or 129.40000 to 125.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Japan (Wakayama) P. macroholcus (204467)