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Asterocidaris

Echinoidea - Hemicidaridae

Taxonomy
Asterocidaris is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hemicidaridae by Fell and Pawson (1966); and to Hemicidaroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Asterocidaris Fell and Pawson p. U382
2002Asterocidaris Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
familyHemicidaridae
genusAsterocidaris

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