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Spenceraster

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Spenceraster was named by Lambert (1914) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-u K Ceno-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Goniasteridae by Lambert (1914) and Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Valvatida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Trachyaster Spencer
1914Spenceraster Lambert
1966Spenceraster Spencer and Wright p. U62
2002Spenceraster Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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