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Schizaster (Ova)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Taxonomy
Ova was named by Gray (1825). It is extant.

It was reranked as Schizaster (Ova) by Fischer (1966).

It was assigned to Schizaster by Fischer (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Schizaster (Ova) Fischer p. U569

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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
subgenusOva()

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calciteo
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: shallow infaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Diet 2: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedc
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-28 12:18:10
Modified: 2009-10-08 16:32:56
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Rupelian to the top of the Langhian or 33.90000 to 13.82000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Germany (Baden-W├╝rttemberg) Ova sp. (68021)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Italy (Sardinia) Ova sp. (187430 187431)