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Tethyaster

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Taxonomy
Tethyaster was named by Sladen (1889) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 934]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Astropectinidae by Sladen (1889) and Breton (1995); and to Paxillosida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Tethyaster Sladen
1995Tethyaster Breton p. 19
2002Tethyaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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