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Coccaster

Asteroidea - Hudsonasteridae

Taxonomy
Coccaster was named by Spencer (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl S Ludl-l]. Its type is Coccaster bulbiferus.

It was assigned to Hudsonasteridae by Spencer (1916) and Owen (1965); to Coccasterinae by Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Pustulosida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Coccaster Spencer p. 75
1965Coccaster Owen p. 568
1966Coccaster Spencer and Wright p. U51
2002Coccaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
familyHudsonasteridae
subfamilyCoccasterinae
genusCoccaster

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