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Manfredaster senonensis

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

Taxonomy
Pentaceros senonensis was named by Valette (1902) [type is that of the junior synonym pentaceros punctatus Spencer]. It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype BNHM E 2561.

It was recombined as Stauranderaster senonensis by Spencer (1913), Valette (1915), Mercier (1935), Mercier (1936), Schulz and Weitschat (1971), Lewis (1993) and Helm (1997); it was recombined as Aspidaster senonensis by Breton (1992); it was recombined as Manfredaster senonensis by Villier et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Pentaceros senonensis Valette p. 17 figs. fig. 1-7
1913Stauranderaster senonensis Spencer p. 134 figs. pl. 13, fig. 14-15
1915Stauranderaster senonensis Valette pp. 50-54 figs. figs. 18.1-7
1935Stauranderaster senonensis Mercier pp. 35-36 figs. pl. 2, fig. 4a-c
1936Stauranderaster senonensis Mercier p. 24
1971Stauranderaster senonensis Schulz and Weitschat pp. 127-128 figs. pl. 26, fig. 20-22
1992Aspidaster senonensis Breton p. 399
1993Stauranderaster senonensis Lewis p. 66
1997Stauranderaster senonensis Helm pp. 114-115 figs. fig. 21
2004Manfredaster senonensis 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
speciessenonensis()

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 interradial abactinal plates hemispherical, smooth. Lateral faces steep.