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Asterostoma

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Asterostomatidae

Taxonomy
Asterostoma is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Asterostomatidae.

It was assigned to Asterostomatidae by Fischer (1966); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Asterostoma Fischer p. U616
2002Asterostoma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderBrissidina
familyAsterostomatidae
genusAsterostoma

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