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Archastropecten orion

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Taxonomy
Astropecten orion was named by Forbes (1848). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Crenaster orion by Pictet (1857); it was recombined as Archastropecten orion by Hess (1955).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Astropecten orion Forbes p. 478
1848Astropecten orion McCoy p. 409
1854Astropecten orion Morris p. 72
1857Crenaster orion Pictet p. 271
1862Astropecten orion Dujardin and Hupé p. 429
1863Astropecten orion Wright pp. 127-129 figs. fig. 10 fig. 1
1875Astropecten orion Phillips p. 237
1880Astropecten orion de Loriol p. 9
1892Astropecten orion Fox-Strangeways p. 198
1935Astropecten orion Mercier p. 45
1955Archastropecten orion Hess p. 36

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderPaxillosida
familyAstropectinidae
genusArchastropecten
speciesorion()

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