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Asteriacites lumbricalis

- Asteriacitidae

Taxonomy
Asteriacites lumbricalis was named by Seilacher (1953). It is extant. It is the type species of Asteriacites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Asteriacites lumbricalis Seilacher
2016Asteriacites lumbricalis Knaust and Neumann

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
familyAsteriacitidae
RankNameAuthor
genusAsteriacites
specieslumbricalisSeilacher 1953

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. Knaust and C. Neumann 2016Star-shaped imprints and shallowly excavated pits with slender arms distinctly set off from a central disc-shaped area circular or pentagonal in outline.