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Delicaster enigmaticus

Asteroidea - Neopalaeasteridae

Taxonomy
Neopalaeaster enigmaticus was named by Kesling (1967). It is not extant. Its type specimen is University of Michigan, Museum of Paleontology, holotype UMMP 54262, paratype UM.

It was recombined as Delicaster enigmaticus by Blake and Elliott (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Neopalaeaster enigmaticus Kesling pp. 79-82 figs. figs. 1-3; pls. 1, 2
2003Delicaster enigmaticus Blake and Elliott p. 481

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
familyNeopalaeasteridae
genusDelicaster
speciesenigmaticus()

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