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Forbesiaster

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Forbesiaster was named by de Loriol (1909) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant]. It is not extant. Its type is Forbesiaster wrighti.

It was assigned to Goniasteridae by de Loriol (1909) and Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Valvatida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Forbesiaster de Loriol
1966Forbesiaster Spencer and Wright p. U62
2002Forbesiaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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