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Monophoraster

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Monophorasteridae

Taxonomy
Monophoraster was named by Lambert and Thiéry (1921) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l]. It is the type genus of Monophorasteridae.

It was assigned to Monophorasteridae by Durham (1966); and to Clypeasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Monophoraster Lambert and Thiéry p. 324
1966Monophoraster Durham p. U485
2002Monophoraster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyMonophorasteridae
genusMonophoraster

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