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Echinasterella

Stenuroidea -

Taxonomy
Echinasterella was named by Stürtz (1890) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l D u]. Its type is Echinasterella sladeni. It is the type genus of Palaechinasteridae.

It was assigned to Palasteriscidae by Schuchert (1915); to Palaechinasteridae by Lehmann (1957); to Helianthasteridae by Spencer and Wright (1966); to Hemizonida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Stenuroidea by Blake (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Echinasterella Stürtz p. 225
1915Echinasterella Schuchert p. 200
1957Echinasterella Lehmann p. 115
1966Echinasterella Spencer and Wright p. U65
2002Echinasterella Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Echinasterella Blake p. 367

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classStenuroidea()
genusEchinasterella

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