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Monaster

Asteroidea - Monasteridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Palaeaster (Monaster) Etheridge Jr. p. 74
1899Monaster Gregory
1899Etheridgaster Gregory p. 353
1915Monaster Schuchert pp. 170-172
1927Monaster Spencer pp. 359-360
1965Monaster Owen p. 546
1966Monaster Spencer and Wright p. U54
2002Monaster Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Monaster Blake and Elliott p. 485

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
familyMonasteridae
genusMonaster()

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
D. B. Blake and D. R. Elliott 2003As for the family, by monotypy