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Fayoumaster desmoulinsi

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Asterias desmoulinsii was named by d'Archiac (1850). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Location of the type material is currently unknown.

It was recombined as Fayoumaster desmoulinsi by Roman and Strougo (1987).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Asterias desmoulinsii d'Archiac pp. 418-419 figs. pl. 10 fig. 1
1987Fayoumaster desmoulinsi Roman and Strougo pp. 15-17 fig. 5

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

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calcitef
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Dispersal: waterf
Dispersal 2: planktonicf
Created: 2007-10-02 04:01:50
Modified: 2007-10-02 06:05:14
Source: f = family, c = class, p = phylum
References: Blake 1990, Aberhan et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Middle Eocene to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 48.60000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene - Late/Upper Eocene48.6 - 33.9Egypt Fayoumaster desmoulinsi (3290)