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Lepidasterina

Somasteroidea - Goniactinida - Archophiactinidae

Taxonomy
Lepidasterina was named by Ruedemann (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras]. It is not extant. Its type is Lepidasterina gracilis.

It was assigned to Archophiactinidae by Spencer (1927), Owen (1965) and Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Goniactinida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Lepidasterina Ruedemann
1927Lepidasterina Spencer pp. 366-367
1965Lepidasterina Owen p. 544
1966Lepidasterina Spencer and Wright p. U42
2002Lepidasterina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classSomasteroidea()
orderGoniactinida
familyArchophiactinidae
genusLepidasterina

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