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Riedaster reicheli

Asteroidea - Paxillosida - Astropectinidae

Taxonomy
Riedaster reicheli was named by Kutscher and Röper (1999). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Papierschifer, Lower Tithonian, Hienheim, Ried, which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal mudstone in the Papierschiefer Formation of Germany. It is the type species of Riedaster.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Riedaster reicheli Kutscher and Röper pp. 8-12 figs. text-figs 2-3, pl. 4-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderPaxillosida
familyAstropectinidae
genusRiedaster
speciesreicheli

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