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Stegaster

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Holasteridae

Taxonomy
Stegaster was named by Pomel (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 577].

It was assigned to Holasteridae by Wagner and Durham (1966); and to Holasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Stegaster Pomel p. 48
1966Stegaster Wagner and Durham p. U533
2002Stegaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderHolasteroida
familyHolasteridae
genusStegaster

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