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Macraster

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Toxasteridae

Taxonomy
Macraster was named by Roemer (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti K Ceno].

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Macraster Roemer p. 191
1966Macraster Fischer p. U555
2002Macraster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Life
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
familyToxasteridae
genusMacraster

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available