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Asteriaceros stelliferus

Asteroidea - Valvatida

Taxonomy
Asterias stellifera was named by Goldfuss (1833). It is the type species of Asteriaceros.

It was recombined as Sphaerites stelliferus by Fraas (1910); it was recombined as Asteriaceros stelliferum by Valette (1932); it was recombined as Lithaster stelliferus by Hess (1977); it was recombined as Sphaeraster stelliferus by Blake (1984); it was recombined as Asteriaceros stelliferus by Hess (1991) and Villier (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Asterias stellifera Goldfuss p. 211 figs. pl. 63 fig. 9a-f
1852Asterias stellifera Quenstedt p. 630 figs. pl. 55 fig. 43
1858Asterias pustulata Quenstedt figs. pl. 88, fig. 31-34
1858Asterias stellifera Quenstedt p. 725 figs. pl. 88 fig. 29-30
1876Asterias pustulata Quenstedt p. 113 figs. pl. 94, fig. 105-113
1876Asterias stellifera Quenstedt p. 114 figs. pl. 94 fig. 114-121
1886Asterias pustulata Fraas p. 261
1886Asterias stellifera Fraas p. 261
1906Sphaerites pustulatus Schöndorf pp. 264-265 figs. fig. 5; pl. 24, fig. 7
1906Asterias stellifera Schöndorf pp. 265-266 figs. fig. 6-7
1910Sphaerites pustulatus Fraas p. 132 figs. pl. 28, fig. 21
1910Sphaerites stelliferus Fraas p. 132 figs. pl. 28 fig. 22
1932Asteriaceros stelliferum Valette pp. 207-215 figs. fig. 1-8 only
1977Lithaster stelliferus Hess pp. 328-329
1984Sphaeraster stelliferus Blake p. 100 figs. fig. 1b
1991Asteriaceros stelliferus Hess p. 881
2010Asteriaceros stelliferus Villier p. 719

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
genusAsteriaceros
speciesstelliferus()

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