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Stauranderaster dorecki

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

Taxonomy
Stauranderaster dorecki was named by Schulz and Weitschat (1971). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype SGPIH 652.

It was recombined as Aspidaster dorecki by Reich and Frenzel (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Stauranderaster dorecki Schulz and Weitschat p. 128 figs. pl. 26, fig. 23-24
2002Aspidaster dorecki Reich and Frenzel p. 182
2004Stauranderaster dorecki Villier et al. p. 39

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

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
M. G. Schulz and W. Weitschat 1971Primary abactinals of large size, flattened, with a smooth, weackly domed external face, and with an outline drawing 5-6 edges. Lateral faces oblique, differentiated from the internal face by a slight angle.