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Aulacolatiaster breviramus

Asteroidea - Promopalaeasteridae

Taxonomy
Aulacolatiaster breviramus was named by Jell and Theron (1999). Its type specimen is Holotype SAMK1018 and is a mold. Its type locality is Gydo Formation (1st Shale), Ceres Area, which is in an Emsian marine mudstone/siltstone in the Gydo Formation of South Africa. It is the type species of Aulacolatiaster.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Aulacolatiaster breviramus Jell and Theron p. 155 figs. fig. 32

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
familyPromopalaeasteridae
genusAulacolatiaster
speciesbreviramus

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
P. A. Jell and J. N. Theron 1999As for genus