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Echinoidea taxon details

Palaeostomatidae Lovén, 1868

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Genus Ditremaster Munier-Chalmas, 1885 †
Genus Palaeostoma Lovén in A. Agassiz, 1872
Genus Sarsiaster Mortensen, 1950
Genus Trachyaster Pomel, 1869 †

Genus Distefanaster Checchia-Rispoli, 1902 † accepted as Ditremaster Munier-Chalmas, 1885 † (subjective junior synonym)
Genus Leskia Gray, 1851 accepted as Palaeostoma Lovén in A. Agassiz, 1872 (junior homonym of Leskia Desvoidy, 1830 (Diptera))
Genus Paleostoma accepted as Palaeostoma Lovén in A. Agassiz, 1872 (incorrect original spelling (ICZN 4th ed., Art. 32.2.3., unjustified emendation))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Palaeostomatidae Lovén, 1868. Accessed at: on 2021-07-26
2010-08-31 07:25:31Z

basis of record Kroh, A. & Smith, A.B. (2010): The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 8/2: 147-212., available online at
page(s): 173 [details]   

identification resource Smith, A.B. 2013. Key to genera of Palaeostominae. In: Smith, A.B. & Kroh, A. (editors) The Echinoid Directory. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at [details]   

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