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Drepanaster grayae

Ophiuroidea - Oegophiurida - Protasteridae

Taxonomy
Drepanaster grayae was named by Spencer (1934). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype BMNH E52461a,b. It is the type species of Protaster (Drepanaster).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Drepanaster grayae Spencer pp. 493-498 figs. figs. 321-322; pl. 32 fig. 1-4
1965Drepanaster grayae Owen p. 551
2005Drepanaster grayae Dean Shackleton p. 91

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