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Chomataster

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Chomataster was named by Spencer (1913) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant T Dani Sepkoski's reference number: 772]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Goniasteridae by Spencer (1913) and Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Valvatida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Chomataster Spencer
1966Chomataster Spencer and Wright p. U59
2002Chomataster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyGoniasteridae
genusChomataster

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