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Tremasterinae

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Asterinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Tremasterinae Sladen p. 34
1972Tremasterinae Hess p. 22
1985Tremasterinae Smith and Tranter p. 352

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyAsterinidae
subfamilyTremasterinae
subfamilyTremasterinae

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calcitef
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Grouping: solitaryf
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Dispersal: waterf
Dispersal 2: planktonicf
Created: 2007-10-02 04:04:45
Modified: 2009-09-04 14:19:49
Source: f = family, c = class, p = phylum
References: Blake 1990, Aberhan et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Sinemurian to the top of the Late/Upper Bathonian or 199.30000 to 164.70000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8Antarctica Protremaster universalis (92930)
Late/Upper Bajocian171.6 - 167.7Switzerland Mesotremaster felli (32036)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7France Stauraster mazetieri (72284)