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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweaster Smith & Wright, 2012 † 
AphiaID: 738297

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrregularia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrasterina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicraster corbovis Forbes, in Dixon, 1850 † (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrasteridae Lambert, 1920a
Source  original description Smith, A.B. & Wright, C.W. 2012. British Cretaceous echinoids. Part 9, Atelostomata, 2. Spatangoida (2). Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society, 166/639, 635-754.
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweaster corbovis (Forbes, in Dixon, 1850) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweaster joviniacensis (Lambert, in Lambert & ThiĆ©ry, 1924) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweaster sanctaemaurae (Gauthier, 1886) †
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range fossil only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Thin shelled; interporiferous areas of paired ambulacra smooth; periplastronal areas smooth to faintly sandy. Labral plate widest near rear, only just reaching to sternal plate 2a and meeting sternal plate 2b along a strongly curved suture; often sparsely tuberculate. Sternal plates asymmetrical with an oblique suture. Peristome large and downwards-facing, oval to D-shaped with narrow, smooth rim. Subanal fasciole present, at least laterally. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:738297
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Roweaster Smith & Wright, 2012. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=738297 on 2014-04-20
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