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Pradesura jacobi

Stenuroidea - Eophiuridae

Taxonomy
Palaeura jacobi was named by Thoral (1935). It is not extant. Its type specimen is UMC−IP, Lectotype 139. Its type locality is Layer F, Saint-Chinian, Montagne Noire, which is in a Tremadocian deep subtidal shelf claystone/siltstone in the Saint-Chinian Formation of France. It is the type species of Pradesura.

It was recombined as Pradesura jacobi by Spencer (1951), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966) and Dean Shackleton (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Palaeura jacobi Thoral p. 123 figs. pl. 9, fig. 3-5
1951Pradesura jacobi Spencer p. 111 figs. 17; pl. 5, fig. 41-45
1965Pradesura jacobi Owen p. 547
1966Pradesura jacobi Spencer and Wright p. U80 figs. fig. 18.1, 23.3
2005Pradesura jacobi Dean Shackleton p. 78 figs. figs. 3, 12G; pl. 1 figs. 9, 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classStenuroidea()
suborderProturina
familyEophiuridae
genusPradesura
speciesjacobi()

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
J. Dean Shackleton 2005As for genus, by monotypy