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Diploporaster

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Taxonomy
Diploporaster was named by Mortensen (1950) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1242]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Schizasteridae by Fischer (1966) and Henderson (1975); and to Spatangoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Diploporaster Mortensen p. 160
1966Diploporaster Fischer p. U576
1975Diploporaster Henderson p. 18
2002Diploporaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderPaleopneustina
familySchizasteridae()
genusDiploporasterMortensen 1950

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