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Mesotremaster felli

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Asterinidae

Taxonomy
Mesotremaster felli was named by Hess (1972). It is not extant. Its type locality is Echinoderms, Oberer Hauptrogenstein, Late Bajocian, Schinznach, Aargau, which is in a Bajocian open shallow subtidal grainstone/marl in Switzerland.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Mesotremaster felli Hess p. 22
2011Mesotremaster felli Gale p. 62

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyAsterinidae
subfamilyTremasterinae
genusMesotremaster
speciesfelli

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
H Hess 1972Ambulacral pores in four rows. Oral plate large flattened. Adambulacrals with three furrow and three subambulacral compressed spines. First adambulacral cylindrical, weackly orverlaping, bearing a robust spine. External face of body wall plates with ornament of granule-pits.