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Belong­ing to

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

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.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Sladen, 1889

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

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 24)

Taxonomic assignment (2)

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)
  • D. B. Blake, 1989 - Asteroidea: functional morphology, classification and phylogeny - In M. Jangoux & J.M. Lawrence (Eds.) Echinoderm studies, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam (3), 179-223 (book/book chapter, 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)
  • W. P. Sladen, 1889 - The Asteroidea - Report of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger 1873-1876, Zoology (30), 1-935 (journal article, 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) YQnks2Bd-ECSSp94iUyoHQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) B3E40961-5D60-40F8-924A-9F78894CA81D
Database ID 15478