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Ceriaster

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Stauriidae

Taxonomy
Ceriaster was named by Lindström (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-m S Ldov-u Sepkoski's reference number: 651]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Stauriidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Ceriaster Lindström
1981Ceriaster Hill
2002Ceriaster Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStauriinaVerrill 1865
familyStauriidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusCeriasterLindström 1883

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