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Notomyotida

Asteroidea - Notomyotida

Taxonomy
Notomyotida was named by Ludwig (1910) [Initial spelling Notomyota, corrected by McKnight (1975)]. It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Gale (1987).

It was assigned to Surculifera by Gale (1987); to Valvatacea by Blake (1989); and to Asteroidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Notomyotida Ludwig pp. 435-440
1987Notomyotida Gale p. 123
1989Notomyotida Blake p. 213
2002Notomyotida Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderNotomyotida
orderNotomyotida

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