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Asterias propinqua

Asteroidea - Asteriidae

Taxonomy
Asterias propinqua was named by Münster (1835). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Astropecten propinquus by Forbes (1848) and Dujardin and Hupé (1862); it was considered a nomen nudum by Hess (1955).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Asterias propinqua Münster p. 434
1843Asterias propinqua Philippi pp. 44, 70
1848Astropecten propinquus Forbes p. 480
1862Astropecten propinquus Dujardin and Hupé p. 430
1880Asterias propinqua Dewalque p. 492
1909Asterias propinqua von Linstow p. 56

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderSurculifera
Tripedicellaria
Forcipulatida()
familyAsteriidae
subfamilyAsteriinae
genusAsterias
speciespropinqua

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