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Mecaster batnensis

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Hemiasteridae

Taxonomy
Hemiaster batnensis was named by Coquand (1862). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Hemiaster (Mecaster) batnensis by Berndt (2003); it was recombined as Mecaster batnensis by Smith (1991) and Manso and Andrade (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Hemiaster batnensis Coquand p. 284 figs. pl. 26, figs. 6-8
1888Hemiaster delgadoi de Loriol
1925Hemiaster jacksoni Maury pp. 518-520
1930Hemiaster jacksoni Maury p. 518
1936Hemiaster jacksoni Maury p. 278
1936Hemiaster cedroensis Maury p. 280 figs. pl. 2, figs. 3, 7
1936Leiostomaster boesei Smiser
1953Hemiaster jacksoni Cooke p. 33 figs. Pl 12, figs 5-11
1991Mecaster batnensis Smith p. 56 figs. Pl 12A-L; pl 13A-N; text-figs 45D-G,46,47,48A,49
2003Hemiaster (Mecaster) batnensis Berndt p. 86
2008Mecaster batnensis Manso and Andrade p. 322

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
familyHemiasteridae
genusMecaster
speciesbatnensis(Coquand 1862)

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