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Siluraster

Asteroidea - Hudsonasteridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Siluraster Jaekel
1915Siluraster Schuchert pp. 65-66 figs. text-fig. 6
1916Caractacaster Spencer p. 80
1934Caractacaster Withers and Keble p. 223
1965Siluraster Owen p. 568
1966Siluraster Spencer and Wright p. U51
2002Siluraster Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Siluraster Dean Shackleton p. 102
2007Siluraster Herringshaw et al. p. 1217

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

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
J. Dean Shackleton 2005Adambulacrals with prominent vertical spines; calcified madreporite; resence of intercalated ossicles between radials and superomarginals; axillary same size as adjacent inferomarginals.