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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Asterozoa  ⇒ Klasse: Asteroidea  ⇒ Ordnung: Valvatida  ⇒ Familie: Acanthasteridae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

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Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Gervais, 1841

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: solitary, epifaunal
Environment: marine
Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

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Taxonomic assignment (1)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • A. S. Gale, 2011 - The phylogeny of post-Palaeozoic Asteroidea (Neoasteroidea, Echinodermata) - Special Papers in Palaeontology (85), 1-112 (serial monograph, English)
  • W. K. Spencer, 1966 - Asterozoans - Moore R.C. ed, Treatise on invertebrate paleontology, Echinodermata, University of Kansas Press and the Geological Society of America (3), U4-U107 (serial monograph, English)
  • P. Gervais, 1841 - Acanthaster. - In: Dictionnaire de Sciences Naturelles. Supplément, 1. Levrault F.G. & Le Normant (eds.), Paris. (), - (book/book chapter, French)
  • C. Linnaeus, 1758 - - Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima (1), 1-824 (book, other)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) GYcqTCb5AEirUzfhwrFBtQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) 4C2A8719-F926-4800-AB53-37E1C2B141B5
Database ID 63120