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Betelgeusia reidi

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Radiasteridae

Taxonomy
Betelgeusia reidi was named by Blake and Reid (1998). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Southern Methodist University, Holotype SMU 30042, oaratypes SMU 30043-30058.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Betelgeusia reidi Blake and Reid pp. 525-529 figs. Figs 7.1-7.8, 8.1-8.17
2011Betelgeusia reidi Gale p. 57

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
suborderGranulosina()
familyRadiasteridae
genusBetelgeusia
speciesreidi

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
D. B. Blake and R. Reid 1998Same as for the genus, by monotypy