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Stueria

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Theeliidae

Taxonomy
Stueria was named by Schlumberger (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 982]. It is extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Stueria elegans.

It was assigned to Holothuroidea by Schlumberger (1888); to Theeliidae by Frizzell and Exline (1966), Mostler (1971), Soodan and Whatley (1988) and Soodan (1991); and to Apodida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Stueria Schlumberger p. 440
1966Stueria Frizzell and Exline p. U668
1971Stueria Mostler p. 17
1988Stueria Soodan and Whatley p. 122
1991Stueria Soodan p. 128
2002Stueria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderApodida
familyTheeliidae
genusStueria

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
K. S. Soodan 1991Wheel sclerite having rim inclined to the plane of the wheel, rim curved upwards with coarse dentition on the inner margin.