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Urasterella

Asteroidea - Platyasterida - Urasterellidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Urasterella McCoy p. 59
1886Roemeraster Stürtz p. 85
1886Palasteracanthion Stürtz p. 153
1915Urasterella Schuchert pp. 173-178
1918Urasterella Spencer pp. 135-137
1934Urasterella Withers and Keble p. 234
1950Phillipaster Spencer
1957Urasterella Lehmann pp. 127-128
1965Urasterella Owen p. 565
1965Phillipsaster Owen p. 566
1966Phillipsaster Spencer and Wright p. U71
1966Urasterella Spencer and Wright p. U71
2002Phillipaster Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Urasterella Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Urasterella Dean Shackleton p. 99
2007Urasterella Blake and Rozhnov p. 524

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

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 2005Adjacent adambulacrals overlap; inferomarginals of paxillate morphology.