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Lophidiaster

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Lophidiaster Spencer
1966Lophidiaster Spencer and Wright p. U46
2002Lophidiaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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 1966Intermarginal facet small, rounded. Inferomarginal with rugosities but no horseshoe-shaped tubercles. Typical paxillae.