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Cystaster

Edrioasteroidea - Hemicystitidae

Taxonomy
Cystaster was named by Hall (1871) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 318]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hemicystitidae by Regnéll (1966); and to Isorophida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Cystaster Hall
1966Cystaster Regnéll
2002Cystaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classEdrioasteroideaBillings 1858
familyHemicystitidaeBassler 1936
genusCystasterHall 1871

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