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Pustulosida

Asteroidea - Pustulosida

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Pustulosa Spencer p. 122
1965Pustulosa Owen p. 567
1966Pustulosina Spencer and Wright p. U48
1989Pustulosida Blake p. 212
1999Pustulosida Webster et al. p. 476
2002Pustulosida Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
orderPustulosida()
orderPustulosida()

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
W. K. Spencer 1951With undifferentiated spines placed on pustules
W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966Margin with many small undifferentiated spines elavated on small tubercles (pustules); superomarginal generally within frame of inferomarginals and loosely connected. Pedicellariae unknown.