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Acanthaster planci

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Archasteridae

Taxonomy
Asterias planci was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Acanthaster planci by Gervais (1841) and Gale (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Asterias planci Linnaeus
1841Acanthaster planci Gervais
2011Acanthaster planci Gale p. 60

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyArchasteridae
genusAcanthaster
speciesplanci()

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