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Asterias gaveyi

Asteroidea - Asteriidae

Taxonomy
Asterias gaveyi was named by Forbes (1850). Its type specimen is Holotype BNHM E 1638 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mickleton Tunnel, near Chipping Campden, which is in a Davoei transition zone/lower shoreface shale in the Charmouth Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Uraster gaveyi by Wright (1863) and Quenstedt (1876).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Asterias gaveyi Forbes figs. pl. 3
1863Uraster gaveyi Wright pp. 100-102 figs. pl. 1, fig. 1
1876Uraster gaveyi Quenstedt p. 85 figs. pl. 93, fig. 29
1935Asterias gaveyi Mercier p. 47 figs. pl. 2, fig. 18a-b
1966Asterias gaveyi Spencer and Wright p. U75 figs. fig. 66.1
1993Asterias gaveyi Lewis p. 48
1996Asterias gaveyi Blake p. 179

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderSurculifera
Tripedicellaria
Forcipulatida()
familyAsteriidae
subfamilyAsteriinae
genusAsterias
speciesgaveyi

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