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Stauranderaster bispinosus

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

Taxonomy
Pentaceros bispinosus was named by Spencer (1905). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype BNHM OR 35482.

It was recombined as Stauranderaster bispinosus by Spencer (1907), Lewis (1993) and Villier et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Pentaceros bispinosus Spencer p. 87 figs. pl. 23, fig. 3
1907Stauranderaster bispinosus Spencer p. 125
1993Stauranderaster bispinosus Lewis p. 65
2004Stauranderaster bispinosus 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
speciesbispinosus()

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
W. K. Spencer 1905Disc large. Arms moderately produced. Single isolated marginal ossicles vertebra-shaped with biconvex extremities. Ventro-lateral plates with strongly marked sockets to two or more spines.