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Foerstediscus

Edrioasteroidea - Hemicystitidae

Taxonomy
Foerstediscus was named by Bassler (1935) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m S Ludl-u Sepkoski's reference number: 318]. It is not extant.

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Foerstediscus Bassler
1966Foerstediscus Regnéll
2002Foerstediscus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classEdrioasteroideaBillings 1858
familyHemicystitidaeBassler 1936
genusFoerstediscusBassler 1935

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available