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Sladenia

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Ophidiasteridae

Taxonomy
Sladenia was named by de Loriol (1909) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant]. Its type is Nardoa fourtaui.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Sladenia de Loriol
1966Sladenia Spencer and Wright p. U64
2002Sladenia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyOphidiasteridae
genusSladenia

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