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Comptoniaster peetersorum

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Comptoniaster peetersorum was named by Jagt (2000). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Natuurhitorisch Museum Maastricht, Holotype JJ 11438.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Comptoniaster peetersorum Jagt

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classAsteroidea
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyGoniasteridae
genusComptoniaster
speciespeetersorum

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
J. W. M. Jagt 2000Medium- to large-size species, with straight to weackly concave interbrachial disc margin. Marginals numerous, short and tall, with outer face of superomarginals gently curved and slightly swollen aborally, and with markedly sloping inner margin (covered by adjoining abactinals). Ornament of close-set, fine granule pits, nore numerous on inferomarginals. Pedicellariae large, elongate and numerous on both supero- and infero-marginals.