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Nehalemia

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Nehalemia was named by Blake (1973) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l]. It is not extant. Its type is Nehalemia delicata.

It was assigned to Goniasteridae by Blake (1973); and to Valvatida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Nehalemia Blake p. 51
2002Nehalemia Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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