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Testudinaster peregrinus

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Sphaerasteridae

Taxonomy
Testudinaster peregrinus was named by Hess (1983). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, holotype M 9689. It is the type species of Testudinaster.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Testudinaster peregrinus Hess pp. 919-921 figs. fig. 1-3
1994Testudinaster peregrinus Hess pp. 988-991 figs. fig. 1-2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familySphaerasteridae
genusTestudinaster
speciesperegrinus

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. Hess 1983Same as for the genus by monotypy