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Argentinaster

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiurinidae

Taxonomy
Argentinaster was named by Ruedemann (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: D l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ophiurinidae by Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Ophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Argentinaster Ruedemann
1966Argentinaster Spencer and Wright p. U93
2002Argentinaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
suborderChilophiurina()
familyOphiurinidae
genusArgentinaster

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