Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Pericosmus (Victoriaster)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Paleopneustidae

Taxonomy
Victoriaster was named by Lambert (1920) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi Sepkoski's reference number: 1242].

It was reranked as Pericosmus (Victoriaster) by Fischer (1966).

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Victoriaster Lambert
1966Pericosmus (Victoriaster) Fischer p. U569
2002Victoriaster Sepkoski, Jr.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
suborderPaleopneustina
superfamilyPaleopneustidea
familyPaleopneustidae
genusPericosmusAgassiz 1847
subgenusVictoriaster()

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