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Schizaster costaricensis

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Taxonomy
Schizaster costaricensis was named by Durham (1961). Its type specimen is USNM 563459, a test, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 20001 - ridge between Candelaria and Río Ciruelas, which is in a Miocene/Miocene offshore siliciclastic in Costa Rica.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Schizaster costaricensis Durham p. 483 figs. pl. 68, figs. 8, 10, 11, 13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderPaleopneustina
familySchizasteridae()
genusSchizasterAgassiz 1835
speciescostaricensis

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