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Dermaster

Asteroidea - Asteriidae

Taxonomy
Dermaster was named by de Loriol (1899) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath Sepkoski's reference number: 911]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Dermasterinae.

It was assigned to Dermasterinae by Hess (1972); to Forcipulatida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asteriidae by de Loriol (1899) and Gale (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Dermaster de Loriol
1972Dermaster Hess p. 32
2002Dermaster Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Dermaster Gale p. 60

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderSurculifera
Tripedicellaria
Forcipulatida()
familyAsteriidae
subfamilyDermasterinae
genusDermaster

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