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Prenaster

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Taxonomy
Prenaster was named by Desor (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 956,1242].

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Prenaster Desor p. 279
1883Protenaster Pomel p. 36
1966Prenaster Fischer p. U576
1966Prenaster (Protenaster) Fischer p. U576
1975Prenaster Henderson p. 19
2002Prenaster Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Protenaster 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()
genusPrenasterDesor 1853

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