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Archastropecten phillipsii

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

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

It was recombined as Crenaster phillipsii by d'Orbigny (1850) and Pictet (1857); it was recombined as Archastropecten phillipsii by Hess (1955).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Astropecten phillipsii Forbes p. 478
1849Astropecten phillipsii Forbes figs. pl. 2 fig. 2
1850Crenaster phillipsii d'Orbigny p. 320
1854Astropecten phillipsii Morris p. 72
1857Crenaster phillipsii Pictet p. 271
1862Astropecten phillipsii Dujardin and Hupé p. 430
1863Astropecten phillipsii Wright pp. 122-123 figs. pl. 10 fig. 2
1886Astropecten phillipsii Stürtz p. 87
1955Archastropecten phillipsii Hess pp. 36-37

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

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
H. Hess 1955Disc large. Arms relatively slender. Marginal plates large. Four spines on the inferomariginal plates in the distal part of the arm.