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Codaster

Fissiculata - Codasteridae

Taxonomy
Codaster was named by M'Coy (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u Sepkoski's reference number: 82]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Codasteridae by McCoy (1849); and to Fissiculata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Codaster M'Coy p. 250
1849Codaster McCoy p. 250
2002Codaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subclassBlastoideaSay 1825
orderFissiculataJaekel 1918
familyCodasteridaeEtheridge and Carpenter 1886
genusCodasterM'Coy 1849

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