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Furcaster decheni

Ophiuroidea - Oegophiurida - Protasteridae

Taxonomy
Eoluidia decheni was named by Stürtz (1886). It is the type species of Eoluidia.

It was synonymized subjectively with Protaster leptosoma by Spencer (1925); it was recombined as Furcaster decheni by Lehmann (1957).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Eoluidia decheni Stürtz p. 89 figs. pl. 11 figs. 1, 2
1897Eoluidia decheni Gregory p. 1038
1899Eoluidia decheni Stürtz p. 211 figs. pl. 26 figs. 10, 11
1912Eoluidia decheni Sollas and Sollas p. 226 figs. fig. 4E
1915Eoluidia decheni Schuchert p. 262
1957Furcaster decheni Lehmann pp. 69-72 figs. text-figs. 18, 20b, pl. 19 figs. 1-3, pl. 2à figs. 1, 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classOphiuroidea
orderOegophiurida
suborderLysophiurina()
familyProtasteridae
genusFurcaster
speciesdecheni()

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