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Compsaster spiniger

Asteroidea - Compsasteridae

Taxonomy
Uraster spiniger was named by Wright (1880). Its type specimen is Holotype BNHM E 1642 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Compsaster spiniger by Spencer and Wright (1966) and Lewis (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Uraster spiniger Wright pp. 166-168 figs. text- fig. 41; pl. 21, fig. 1
1966Compsaster spiniger Spencer and Wright p. U74 figs. fig. 65.1c
1993Compsaster spiniger Lewis p. 52

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
familyCompsasteridae
genusCompsaster
speciesspiniger()

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