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Palasterina antiqua

Asteroidea - Palasterinidae

Asterias antiqua was named by Hisinger (1837). Its type specimen is Mineralogical Museum, Copenhagen, Holotype 306 and is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Lindstromaster antiqua by Gregory (1899) and Schöndorf (1910); it was recombined as Lindstromaster antiquus by Schuchert (1915); it was recombined as Palasterina antiqua by Spencer (1922), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966), Dean Shackleton (2005) and Lewis et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Asterias antiqua Hisinger p. 89 figs. pl. 26 fig. 6
1848Uraster primaevus Forbes p. 463 figs. 2a-c
1857Palasterina primaevus Salter p. 327 figs. 2a-c
1863Palasterina primaevus Wright p. 26 fig. 16a
1893Palasterina primaevus Stürtz p. 44
1899Lindstromaster antiqua Gregory pp. 343, 347 figs. pl. 16 fig. 1
1899Palasterina bonneyi Gregory pp. 349-350 figs. figs. 1-3; pl. 16 fig. 2a-b
1899Palasterina primaevus Stürtz pp. 214, 224
1910Palaeasterina bonneyi Schöndorf p. 223
1910Lindstromaster antiqua Schöndorf p. 225
1914Palaeasterina primaeva Spencer pp. 37, 38 figs. text-fig. 30
1915Lindstromaster antiquus Schuchert p. 149
1915Palasterina bonneyi Schuchert p. 153
1915Palasterina primaeva Schuchert p. 153
1916Palasterina primaeva Spencer figs. pl. 4 fig. 6
1922Palasterina primaeva Spencer pp. 223-228 figs. text-figs. 138, 157-164, pl. 15 figs. 5-7, pl. 17 fig. 3
1922Palasterina antiqua Spencer pp. 228-235 figs. text-figs. 165-170, pl. 15 fig. 8, pl. 16 fig. 1, 2
1965Palasterina antiqua Owen p. 562
1965Palasterina primaeva Owen p. 562
1966Palasterina antiqua Spencer and Wright p. U45 fig. 43.2d
1966Palasterina primaeva Spencer and Wright p. U45 figs. fig. 43.2
2005Palasterina antiqua Dean Shackleton p. 71 figs. pl. 5 figs 1, 2
2007Palasterina antiqua Lewis et al. p. 38 figs. pl. 2 fig. 4

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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.

J. Dean Shackleton 2005As for the genus by monotypy