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Lepidactis wenlocki

Asteroidea - Lepidasteridae

Taxonomy
Lepidactis wenlocki was named by Spencer (1918). Its type specimen is Holotype BNHM 57426 and is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Lepidactis wenlocki Spencer p. 112 figs. figs 68–70, pl. 6 fig. 5.
1947Lepidactis wenlocki Lamont p. 203
1965Lepidactis wenlocki Owen p. 564
1966Lepidactis wenlocki Spencer and Wright p. U51 figs. fig 49.1a–b
2007Lepidactis wenlocki Herringshaw et al. pp. 1223-1226 figs. figs. 1B, 5F–J, 7A–B
2007Lepidactis wenlocki Lewis et al. p. 39 figs. pl. 2 fi g. 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
familyLepidasteridae
genusLepidactis
specieswenlocki

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. 2007As for genus.