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Paleoctenodiscus

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Porcellanasteridae

Taxonomy
Paleoctenodiscus was named by Blake (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u Sepkoski's reference number: 788]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ctenodiscidae by Blake (1988); to Paxillosida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Porcellanasteridae by Gale (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Paleoctenodiscus Blake p. 629
2002Paleoctenodiscus Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Paleoctenodiscus Gale p. 59

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderPaxillosida
familyPorcellanasteridae
genusPaleoctenodiscus

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