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Encrinaster grayae

Ophiuroidea - Encrinasteridae

Taxonomy
Aspidosoma grayae was named by Spencer (1914). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype BMNH E52455a,b.

It was recombined as Encrinaster grayae by Schuchert (1915), Spencer (1930), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966) and Dean Shackleton (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Aspidosoma grayae Spencer p. 23 figs. figs. 22, 24; pl. 1 fig. 8
1915Encrinaster grayae Schuchert p. 245
1930Encrinaster grayae Spencer pp. 420-423 figs. figs. 259, 260, 263, 268-172; pl. 28 fig
1965Encrinaster grayae Owen pp. 552-553
1966Encrinaster grayae Spencer and Wright p. U85 figs. figs. 73.1a-c, 74.3a-c
2005Encrinaster grayae Dean Shackleton p. 82 figs. figs. 2H, 2I; pl. 2 figs. 7, 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
familyEncrinasteridae
genusEncrinaster
speciesgrayae()

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