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Stauranderaster boysii

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

Taxonomy
Oreaster boysii was named by Forbes (1848). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Pentaceros boysii by Spencer (1905); it was recombined as Stauranderaster boysii by Spencer (1907), Spencer (1913), Valette (1915), Mercier (1935) and Mercier (1936).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Oreaster boysii Forbes p. 468
1850Oreaster boysii Forbes p. 328 figs. pl. 21, fig. 6
1862Oreaster boysii Dujardin and Hupé p. 369
1876Oreaster boysii Quenstedt p. 99 figs. pl. 94 fig. 2
1882Oreaster boysii Carpenter p. 530
1905Pentaceros boysii Spencer pp. 80-81 figs. pl. 22, fig. 4; pl. 23, fig. 1; pl. 26, fig. 2
1907Stauranderaster boysii Spencer p. 120 figs. fig. 27
1913Stauranderaster boysii Spencer p. 134
1915Stauranderaster boysii Valette pp. 46-48 figs. fig. 16
1935Stauranderaster boysii Mercier p. 36 figs. pl. 2, fig. 5a-c
1936Stauranderaster boysii Mercier p. 25

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyStauranderasteridae
genusStauranderaster
speciesboysii()

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
No diagnoses are available