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Diclidaster

Asteroidea - Valvasteridae

Taxonomy
Diclidaster was named by de Loriol (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: J Hett-u Sepkoski's reference number: 934]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Valvasteridae by Spencer and Wright (1966); to Valvatida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Asteropseidae by Gale (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Diclidaster de Loriol p. 176
1966Diclidaster Spencer and Wright p. 70
2002Diclidaster Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Diclidaster Gale p. 60

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderSurculifera
Spinulosida()
suborderLeptognathina
familyValvasteridae
genusDiclidaster

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