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Hexuraster weitzi

Ophiuroidea - Cheiropterasteridae

Taxonomy
Hexura weitzi was named by Spencer (1950). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Lectotype SAM11055. It is the type species of Hexuraster, Hexura.

It was recombined as Hexuraster weitzi by Jell and Theron (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Hexura weitzi Spencer p. 300 figs. figs. 1, 2
1999Hexuraster weitzi Jell and Theron p. 162 figs. 38, 39

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
familyCheiropterasteridae
genusHexuraster
speciesweitzi()

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