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Cymbaster

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Cymbaster Breton and Néraudeau p. 236

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyGoniasteridae
genusCymbaster

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
G. Breton and D. Néraudeau 2008Superomarginal plates with slightly oblical lateral sides, relatively tall, with a convex profile, with a flattened, vertical to oblical abradial margin, and with an abactinal convexity. Inferomarginal low, with an external face very slightly convex, with a flattened, horizontal actinal side and a adradial side inclined to the intermarginal plane. Intermarginal faces reduced. Ornament of fine granule-pits. Pedicellariae-pits elongated.