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Asteroidea taxon details

Paleobenthopectinidae Blake, 1984 †

1316612  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1316612)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Blake, D.B. (1984). The Benthopectinidae (Asteroidea: Echinodermata) of the Jurassic of Switzerland. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 77(3): 631-647 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Paleobenthopectinidae Blake, 1984 †. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea../aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1316612 on 2021-06-20
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original description Blake, D.B. (1984). The Benthopectinidae (Asteroidea: Echinodermata) of the Jurassic of Switzerland. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 77(3): 631-647 [details]   

original description  (of Paleobenthopectininae Blake, 1984 †) Blake, D.B. (1984). The Benthopectinidae (Asteroidea: Echinodermata) of the Jurassic of Switzerland. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 77(3): 631-647
page(s): 633 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Type designation Blake 1984, did not stipulate which genus (there were two) was the type genus for the group, Plesiastropecten and Xandarosaster. and there is now one more. Based on Blake's usage, it implied that Plesiastropecten would be the type genus but that was not explicitly stated. He may have amended this somewhere. In fact, there are some workers who doubt that members of the Paleobenthopectininae are benthopectinids... [details]
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