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Astropecten irregularis

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Taxonomy
Asterias irregularis was named by Pennant (1777). It is extant.

It was recombined as Astropecten irregularis by Borghi (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1777Asterias irregularis Pennant
1995Astropecten irregularis Borghi pp. 1-6 figs. pl. 1-2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderPaxillosida
familyAstropectinidae
genusAstropecten
speciesirregularis()

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