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Rhenaster

Asteroidea - Pustulosida - Xenasteridae

Taxonomy
Rhenaster was named by Schöndorf (1909) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l]. Its type is Rhenaster schwerdi.

It was assigned to Xenasteridae by Schöndorf (1909), Schuchert (1915) and Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Pustulosida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Rhenaster Schöndorf pp. 65, 108
1915Rhenaster Schuchert p. 133
1966Rhenaster Spencer and Wright p. U53
2002Rhenaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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