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Parametopaster

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Parametopaster Breton
2008Parametopaster Breton and Néraudeau p. 331

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

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
G. Breton 1992Enlarged distal superomarginal of large size, corresponding with seevral inferomarginals. Raised central area absent of strongly reduced. Dense granule-pits of irregular size almost cover the external face. Pedicellariae-pits ellongated.