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Chrispaulia radiatus

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Goniopectinidae

Taxonomy
Nymphaster radiatus was named by Spencer (1905). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype BNHM E 375. It is the type species of Chrispaulia.

It was recombined as Trachyaster radiatus by Spencer (1913); it was recombined as Spenceraster radiatus by Lewis (1993); it was recombined as Chrispaulia radiatus by Gale (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Nymphaster radiatus Spencer p. 73 figs. pl. 25, fig. 1
1907Nymphaster radiatus Spencer p. 117 figs. fig. 15
1913Trachyaster radiatus Spencer p. 131 figs. pl. 13, fig. 27
1993Spenceraster radiatus Lewis p. 64
1997Nymphaster radiatus Breton and Decombe p. 10 figs. tab. 1
2005Chrispaulia radiatus Gale p. 386 figs. fig. 4-7, 8e-j, 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderPaxillosida
familyGoniopectinidae
genusChrispaulia
speciesradiatus()

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
A. S. Gale 2005Same for genus, by monotypy