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Astropecten (Pentaceros) beyrichi

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Oreasteridae

Taxonomy
Astropecten (Pentaceros) beyrichi was named by von Linstow (1909). It is not extant.

It was considered an invalid subgroup of Astropecten by Hess (1955); it was recombined as Astropecten beyrichi by Rasmussen (1972).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Astropecten (Pentaceros) beyrichi von Linstow pp. 52-53 figs. pl. 2, fig. 5-7
1972Astropecten beyrichi Rasmussen p. 40

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyOreasteridae
genusAstropecten
subgenusPentaceros
speciesbeyrichi

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