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Protaster groomi

Ophiuroidea - Oegophiurida - Protasteridae

Taxonomy
Bohemura groomi was named by Spencer and Groom (1934). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype SM A14992.

It was recombined as Protaster groomi by Dean Shackleton (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Bohemura groomi Spencer pp. 476-479 figs. figs. 291A, 296, 307-310; pl. 30 fig. 1-4
1934Bohemura groomi Spencer and Groom pp. 89-90 figs. pl. 7 fig. 1-2a
1965Bohemura groomi Owen p. 550
1966Bohemura groomi Spencer and Wright p. U87 fig. 75.2b
2005Protaster groomi Dean Shackleton p. 89 figs. figs. 2e-g, 9b, 9c, 12h

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
orderOegophiurida
suborderLysophiurina()
familyProtasteridae
genusProtaster
speciesgroomi()

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
J. Dean Shackleton 2005Three nodes on aboral ambulacral surface