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Calliasterellidae

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Calliasterellidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Calliasteridae Schöndorf p. U74
1914Calliasterellidae Schuchert p. 7
1915Calliasterellidae Schuchert pp. 163, 190
1918Calliasterellinae Spencer pp. 166-168
1965Calliasterellinae Owen p. 567
1966Calliasterellidae Kesling and Strimple p. 1160
1966Calliasterellidae Spencer and Wright p. U74
1966Calliasterellinae Spencer and Wright p. U74
1969Calliasterellidae Kesling p. 252
2003Calliasterellidae Blake and Elliott p. 488

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
orderPlatyasterida
suborderUractinina()
familyCalliasterellidae()
familyCalliasterellidae()

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 2003Primary circlet weakly enlarged; interadials, radials, nearly equisized, transversely elongate; "extraneous" or "x" ossicle not developed. Carinals in single series, ossicles not abutted; no lateral series. marginals in single series, robust, equidimensional; marginals, adambulacrals together forming rounded arm margin. Axillary absent. Ambulacrals, adambulacrals offset, two podial pore rows present.