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Cnemidactis macroadambulacralatas

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Urasterellidae

Taxonomy
Cnemidactis macroadambulacralatas was named by Blake and Guensburg (1993). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Museum of Comparative Zoology, Holotype MCZ 981. Its type locality is section 24, T15N R50E, Sprinkle locality HH-1, Horse Heaven Mountain, which is in a Llanvirn marine limestone in the Copenhagen Formation of Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Cnemidactis macroadambulacralatas Blake and Guensburg pp. 111-112 figs. Fig. 1.4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
orderPlatyasterida
suborderUractinina()
familyUrasterellidae
genusCnemidactis
speciesmacroadambulacralatas

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
D. B. Blake and T. E. Guensburg 1993Species of Cnemidactis with comparatively few, relatively enlarged adambulacral ossicles