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Manfredaster gibbosus

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

Taxonomy
Stauranderaster gibbosus was named by Spencer (1913). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype BNHM E 13239, Paratype BNHM E 13240.

It was recombined as Manfredaster gibbosus by Villier et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Stauranderaster gibbosus Spencer p. 135 figs. pl. 13 fig. 11
1915Stauranderaster gibbosus Valette pp. 48-50 figs. fig. 17
1943Stauranderaster gibbosus BrĂ¼nnich-Nielsen p. 62
1950Stauranderaster gibbosus Rasmussen pp. 86-87
1993Stauranderaster gibbosus Lewis p. 65
2004Manfredaster gibbosus Villier et al. p. 40

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyStauranderasteridae
genusManfredaster
speciesgibbosus()

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
H. W. Rasmussen 1950A Stauranderaster whose arms are distally swollen. The primary abactinal ossicles are large with a strongly tumid outer surface whose ornamentation consists of a depressed border and scattered spine-pits. The superomarginals of the arm are large and evenly tumid, the inferomarginals are very low. The ornament of the marginals is, as in Metopaster, composed of scattered spine-pits and a depressed border.