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Teichaster anchylus

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Teichaster anchylus was named by Brünnich-Nielsen (1943). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Crateraster anchylus by Jagt (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Teichaster anchylus Brünnich-Nielsen pp. 54-55 figs. fig. 9; pl. 3, fig. 14-15, 17
1950Teichaster anchylus Rasmussen pp. 70-71 figs. fig. 3-4
1979Teichaster anchylus Rasmussen p. 70
2000Crateraster anchylus Jagt figs. pl. 17, fig. 5-6; pl. 19, fig. 16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyGoniasteridae
genusTeichaster
speciesanchylus

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
H. W. Rasmussen 1950A Teichaster whose marginals are hight and whose ossicular angle is large. Both the supero- and inferomarginals are tall, slender, rather short and not robust.