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Lepidactininae

Asteroidea - Pustulosida - Mesopalaeasteridae

Taxonomy
Lepidactinidae was named by Spencer (1918). Its type is Lepidactis.

It was synonymized subjectively with Lepidasteridae by Owen (1965); it was reranked as the subfamily Lepidactininae by Spencer and Wright (1966).

It was assigned to Asteroidea by Spencer (1918); and to Mesopalaeasteridae by Spencer and Wright (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Lepidactinidae Spencer p. 112
1966Lepidactininae Spencer and Wright p. U51

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
orderPustulosida()
superfamilyPalaeasteraceae
familyMesopalaeasteridae
subfamilyLepidactininae()
subfamilyLepidactininae()

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