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Anorthoscutum oregonensis

- Scutellidae

Taxonomy
Scutella (Echinarachnius) oregonensis was named by Clark (1909). Its type specimen is USNM 153975, a test, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Dendraster oregonensis by Clark and Twitchell (1915) and Howe (1922); it was recombined as Dendraster (Calaster) oregonensis by Kew (1920); it was recombined as Anorthoscutum oregonense by Grant and Hertlein (1938); it was recombined as Anorthoscutum oregonensis by Weaver (1942); it was recombined as Scutellaster oregonensis by Wagner (1974).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Scutella (Echinarachnius) oregonensis Clark p. 140 figs. pl. 7, fig. 2
1915Dendraster oregonensis Clark and Twitchell p. 195
1920Dendraster (Calaster) oregonensis Kew p. 132
1922Dendraster oregonensis Howe p. 94
1938Anorthoscutum oregonense Grant and Hertlein p. 92
1942Anorthoscutum oregonensis Weaver p. 8
1974Scutellaster oregonensis Wagner p. 120

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
familyScutellidaeAngas 1871
genusAnorthoscutumLambert and Thiery 1914
speciesoregonensis(Clark 1909)

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