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Taeniactis

Asteroidea - Hemizonida - Taeniactinidae

Taxonomy
Taeniactis was named by Spencer (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Taeniactinidae, Taeniactininae.

It was assigned to Taeniactininae by Spencer (1927); to Helianthasterinae by Owen (1965); to Taeniactinidae by Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Hemizonida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Taeniactis Spencer
1965Taeniactis Owen p. 561
1966Taeniactis Spencer and Wright p. U65
2002Taeniactis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
orderHemizonida
familyTaeniactinidae
genusTaeniactis

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