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Valettaster granulatus

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Sphaerasteridae

Taxonomy
Valettaster granulatus was named by Brünnich-Nielsen (1943). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Gological Museum, University of Copenhagen.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Valettaster granulatus Brünnich-Nielsen p. 65 figs. pl. 4, fig. 37
1950Valettaster granulatus Rasmussen pp. 94-95 figs. pl. 10, fig. 24
1979Valettaster granulatus Rasmussen p. 70

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familySphaerasteridae
genusValettaster
speciesgranulatus

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 Valettaster whose ossicles bear large scattered granules on the flattened outer surface.