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Palasteriscus

Stenuroidea -

Taxonomy
Palasteriscus was named by Stürtz (1886) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Palasteriscus devonicus. It is the type genus of Palasteriscidae.

It was assigned to Platanasteridae by Spencer (1919) and Lehmann (1957); to Platyasterida by Sepkoski (2002); to Palasteriscidae by Schuchert (1915), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966), Blake (1994) and Blake and Rozhnov (2007); and to Stenuroidea by Blake (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Palasteriscus Stürtz p. 95
1915Palasteriscus Schuchert p. 200
1919Palasteriscus Spencer pp. 177-178
1957Palasteriscus Lehmann p. 78
1965Palasteriscus Owen p. 559
1966Palasteriscus Spencer and Wright p. U42
1994Palasteriscus Blake p. 125
2002Palasteriscus Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Palasteriscus Blake and Rozhnov p. 521
2013Palasteriscus Blake p. 367

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classStenuroidea()
genusPalasteriscus

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