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Pentasteria (Archastropecten) longispina

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Taxonomy
Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina was named by Hess (1968). Its type specimen is Holotype M 8748, Naturhistorisches Museum Basel and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Pentasteria (Archastropecten) longispina by Gale (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina Hess pp. 608-612 figs. text-fig. 1-3, pl. 1
1975Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina Hess p. 34 figs. pl. 1, pl. 3 fig. 3-5, 8, pl. 8 fig. 6-8
1984Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina Meyer figs. text-fig. 4, pl. 2
1987Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina Hess figs. Fig. 2
1987Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina Kutscher pp. 64-65 figs. pl. 10 fig. 1-10
2011Pentasteria (Archastropecten) longispina Gale p. 57
2011Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina Gale pp. 70-75 figs. Figs 3a–h, 4a–e

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderPaxillosida
familyAstropectinidae
genusPentasteria
subgenusArchastropecten()
specieslongispina()

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