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Teichaster

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Teichaster was named by Spencer (1913) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp T Mi]. It is not extant. Its type is Teichaster favosus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Teichaster Spencer
1966Teichaster Spencer and Wright p. U63
2002Teichaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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