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Hudsonaster carectum

Asteroidea - Hudsonasteridae

Taxonomy
Hudsonaster carectum was named by Herringshaw et al. (2007). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype BU 4350.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Hudsonaster carectum Herringshaw et al. pp. 1215-1216 figs. Figs. 2A–B, 3A

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
familyHudsonasteridae
genusHudsonaster
speciescarectum

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
L. G. Herringshaw et al. 2007Hudsonasterid with large, hexagonal axillary ossicles. Adambulacrals small, square, of consistent size along ray. Inferomarginals square, large along greater length of ray, distally same size as adambulacrals.