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Silesiaster

Ophiuroidea - Ophiurida - Ophiurinidae

Taxonomy
Silesiaster was named by Schwarzbach and Zimmermann (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour]. 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
1936Silesiaster Schwarzbach and Zimmermann
1966Silesiaster Spencer and Wright p. U93
2002Silesiaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderOphiurida()
suborderChilophiurina()
familyOphiurinidae
genusSilesiasterSchwarzbach and Zimmermann 1936

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