| Velatida, Brisingida, Paxillosida, Starfish, Echinoderm|
The Notomyotida are an order of sea stars containing at least 75 species in eight genera of the monotypic family, Benthopectinidae.
These asteroids are deep-sea dwelling and have flexible arms. The inner dorso-lateral surface of the arms contain characteristic longitudinal muscle bands.
Family Benthopectinidae Verrill, 1894genus Acontiaster Döderlein, 1921
genus Benthopecten Verrill, 1884
genus Cheiraster Studer, 1883
genus Gaussaster Ludwig, 1910
genus Myonotus Fisher, 1911
genus Nearchaster Fisher, 1911
genus Pectinaster Perrier, 1885
genus Pontaster Sladen, 1885