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Stauranderaster

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae

Taxonomy
Stauranderaster was named by Spencer (1907) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm T Dani Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Oreaster coronatus. It is the type genus of Stauranderasteridae.

It was assigned to Stauranderasteridae by Spencer (1913) and Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Valvatida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Stauranderaster Spencer
1913Stauranderaster Spencer p. 132
1966Stauranderaster Spencer and Wright p. U55
2002Stauranderaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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