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Tremataster

Ophiuroidea - Oegophiurida - Furcasteridae

Taxonomy
Tremataster was named by Worthen and Miller (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Tremataster difficilis.

It was assigned to Ophiurinidae by Schuchert (1915); to Furcasteridae by Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Oegophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Tremataster Worthen and Miller p. 330
1915Tremataster Schuchert p. 247
1966Tremataster Spencer and Wright p. U89
2002Tremataster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOegophiurida
suborderZeugophiurina()
familyFurcasteridae
genusTremataster

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