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Surculifera

Asteroidea -

Taxonomy
Surculifera was named by Gale (1987). It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Gale (1987) and Gale (2011).

It was assigned to Neoasteroidea by Gale (1987); and to Neoasteroidea by Gale (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Surculifera Gale p. 123
2011Surculifera Gale p. 54

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderSurculifera
superorderSurculifera

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