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Cnemidactis

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Urasterellidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Cnemidactis Spencer p. 156
1965Cnemidactis Owen p. 564
1966Cnemidactis Spencer and Wright p. U71
1993Cnemidactis Blake and Guensburg p. 111
2002Cnemidactis Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Cnemidactis Dean Shackleton p. 97
2007Cnemidactis Blake and Rozhnov p. 524

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
orderPlatyasterida
suborderUractinina()
familyUrasterellidae
genusCnemidactis

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 2005Loss of highly calcified madreporite.