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Schizaster (Paraster)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Taxonomy
Paraster was named by Pomel (1869) [Sepkoski's age data: T Pale R Sepkoski's reference number: 1242]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Schizaster (Paraster) by Fischer (1966) and Henderson (1975).

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Paraster Pomel p. 14
1914Prymnaster Koehler p. 187
1925Rotundaster Lambert and Thiery p. 526
1966Schizaster (Paraster) Fischer p. U569
1975Schizaster (Paraster) Henderson p. 16
2002Paraster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderPaleopneustina
familySchizasteridae()
genusSchizasterAgassiz 1835
subgenusParaster()

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