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Furcaster trepidans

Ophiuroidea - Oegophiurida - Protasteridae

Taxonomy
Furcaster trepidans was named by Spencer (1925). Its type specimen is Holotype BMNH E52441a,b and is not a trace fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Furcaster trepidans Spencer pp. 317-318 figs. figs. 192, 197c, 209, 210; pl. 22 figs.
1965Furcaster trepidans Owen p. 557
2005Furcaster trepidans Dean Shackleton p. 84 figs. pl. 2 figs. 3, 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
orderOegophiurida
suborderLysophiurina()
familyProtasteridae
genusFurcaster
speciestrepidans

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