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Lapworthura miltoni

Ophiuroidea - Oegophiurida - Lapworthuridae

Taxonomy
Protaster miltoni was named by Salter (1857). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Neotype BMNH E20235a,b. It is the type species of Lapworthura.

It was recombined as Lapworthura miltoni by Gregory (1897), Schöndorf (1910), Sollas and Sollas (1912), Schuchert (1915), Spencer (1925), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966), Dean Shackleton (2005) and Lewis et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Protaster miltoni Salter p. 331 figs. pl. 9 figs. 4a-c
1863Protaster miltoni Wright p. 32 figs. fig. 18
1876Protaster miltoni Quenstedt p. 75 figs. pl. 92 fig. 36
1886Protaster miltoni Stürtz pp. 79, 94 figs. pl. 8 fig. 6
1897Lapworthura miltoni Gregory p. 1037 figs. fig. 5
1910Lapworthura miltoni Schöndorf p. 208 figs. fig. 1
1912Lapworthura miltoni Sollas and Sollas p. 214 figs. figs; 1, 2, 4d; pl. 9 figs. 1, 2; pl. 10
1915Lapworthura miltoni Schuchert p. 251
1925Lapworthura miltoni Spencer pp. 302-309 figs. figs. 175, 188-191, 203-205; pl. 19 fig.
1965Lapworthura miltoni Owen p. 555
1966Lapworthura miltoni Spencer and Wright p. U88 figs. fig. 77.4a-d
2005Lapworthura miltoni Dean Shackleton pp. 87-88 figs. pl. 2 figs. 10, 11, 12
2007Lapworthura miltoni Lewis et al. p. 35 figs. Fig. 2A, pl. 1 fig. 8, pl. 2 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
orderOegophiurida
suborderZeugophiurina()
familyLapworthuridae
genusLapworthura
speciesmiltoni()

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