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Moronaster (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Asterostomatidae

Taxonomy
Moronaster was named by Sanchez Riog (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 942]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Moronaster Sanchez Riog p. 13
1966Moronaster Fischer p. U622
2002Moronaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderBrissidina
familyAsterostomatidae
genusMoronasterSanchez Riog 1952

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