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Dendraster (Calaster)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Dendrasteridae

Taxonomy
Calaster was named by Kew (1920).

It was reranked as Dendraster (Calaster) by Howe (1922).

It was assigned to Dendraster by Howe (1922).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Dendraster (Calaster) Howe p. 102

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyDendrasteridae
genusDendraster
subgenusCalaster(Kew 1920)

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