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Emphereaster missouriensis

Asteroidea - Neopalaeasteridae

Taxonomy
Emphereaster missouriensis was named by Blake and Elliott (2003). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Stephens Museum of Central Methodist College, CMC 2001-2, paratype USNM S.4105.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Emphereaster missouriensis Blake and Elliott p. 485

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
familyNeopalaeasteridae
genusEmphereaster
speciesmissouriensis

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 D. R. Elliott 2003As for the genus, by monotypy