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Sclerasterias

Asteroidea - Asteriidae

Taxonomy
Sclerasterias was named by Perrier (1891) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Asteriidae by Perrier (1891); and to Forcipulatida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Sclerasterias Perrier p. 1227
2002Sclerasterias Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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