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Lepidaster grayi

Asteroidea - Lepidasteridae

Taxonomy
Lepidaster grayi was named by Forbes (1850). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Holotype BNHM 40215. It is the type species of Lepidaster.

It was corrected as Lepidaster grayii by Murchison (1859) and Salter (1873).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Lepidaster grayi Forbes p. 1 figs. pl. 1 figs. 1-3
1859Lepidaster grayii Murchison p. 249
1863Lepidaster grayi Wright p. 35
1869Lepidaster grayi Woodward p. 244
1873Lepidaster grayii Salter p. 117
1874Lepidaster grayi Woodward p. 8
1879Lepidaster grayi von Zittel p. 454
1890Lepidaster grayi Stürtz p. 222 figs. pl. 28, figs 19–20
1893Lepidaster grayi Stürtz p. 52
1899Lepidaster grayi Gregory p. 353
1914Lepidaster grayi Spencer p. 40
1915Lepidaster grayi Schuchert p. 158
1918Lepidaster grayi Spencer pp. 116-125 figs. figs. 71–78, pl. 6, fig. 6; pl. 7, figs 1–6
1947Lepidaster grayi Lamont p. 247
1965Lepidaster grayi Owen p. 564
1966Lepidaster grayi Spencer and Wright p. U44 figs. fig. 43.6
1989Lepidaster grayi Blake and Guensburg p. 332
2000Lepidaster grayi Hotchkiss p. 342
2007Lepidaster grayi Herringshaw et al. pp. 743-754 figs. figs. 1-4
2007Lepidaster grayi Herringshaw et al. pp. 1219-1223 figs. figs. 4A–H, 5A–E, 6A–E
2007Lepidaster grayi Lewis et al. pp. 38-39 figs. pl. 2 fig. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
familyLepidasteridae
genusLepidaster
speciesgrayi

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.