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Pycinaster humilis

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Pycinasteridae

Taxonomy
Pycinaster humilis was named by Spencer (1913). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Natural History Museum, London, paratypes BNHM E 20963-4.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Pycinaster humilis Spencer p. 124 figs. pl. 11, fig. 11
1993Pycinaster humilis Lewis p. 64
1993Pycinaster humilis Néraudeau and Breton p. 117
1997Pycinaster humilis Breton p. 138
1997Pycinaster humilis Breton and Decombe p. 10 figs. tab. 1
2008Pycinaster humilis Breton and Néraudeau p. 327 figs. figs. 2.4a-c, 4.2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyPycinasteridae()
genusPycinaster
specieshumilis

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
W. K. Spencer 1913Marginals small and low. Superomarginalia of the arm almost square, well marked hexagonal spine pits. Inferomarginalia rounded externally when viewed in profile.