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Cnemidactis girvanensis

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Urasterellidae

Taxonomy
Urasterella girvanensis was named by Schuchert (1914). Its type specimen is Holotype BMNH E52383 and is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Cnemidactis.

It was recombined as Cnemidactis girvanensis by Spencer (1918), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966), Dean Shackleton (2005) and Blake and Rozhnov (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Urasterella girvanensis Schuchert p. 44 figs. pl. 28 fig. 5
1915Urasterella girvanensis Schuchert pp. 167, 175, 186 figs. pl. 28 fig. 5
1918Cnemidactis girvanensis Spencer pp. 156-162 figs. figs. 100-103; pl. 11 fig. 1-2; pl. 12 figs. 1-5; pl. 13 fig. 1, 2
1965Cnemidactis girvanensis Owen p. 564
1966Cnemidactis girvanensis Spencer and Wright p. U71 figs. figs. 63.4, 64.1
2005Cnemidactis girvanensis Dean Shackleton pp. 97-99
2007Cnemidactis girvanensis Blake and Rozhnov p. 524

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
orderPlatyasterida
suborderUractinina()
familyUrasterellidae
genusCnemidactis
speciesgirvanensis()

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