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Lambertella

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Taxonomy
Lambertella was named by Mercier (1935) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath]. It is not extant. Its type is Lambertella valetti.

It was assigned to Astropectinidae by Mercier (1935); to Astropectininae by Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Paxillosida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Lambertella Mercier
1966Lambertella Spencer and Wright p. U45
2002Lambertella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderPaxillosida
familyAstropectinidae
subfamilyAstropectininae
genusLambertella

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. K. Spencer and C.W. Wright 1966Ridge on marginals projecting laterally in club-shaped prominence with narrow neck, few or no spines or granules.