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Taxon: Class Asteroidea - sea stars (echinoderm)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
                                   Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
                                     Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                       Superphylum Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - deuterostomes
                                         [crown] Xenambulacraria Bourlat, Juliusdottir, Lowe, Freeman, Aronowicz, Kirschner, Lander, Thorndyke, Nakano, Kohn, Heyland, Moroz, Copley & Telford, 2006
                                           Ambulacraria
                                             Phylum Echinodermata De Brugière, 1789 - echinoderms
                                               Subphylum Eleutherozoa Bell, 1891
                                                 Infraphylum Asterozoa Von Zittel, 1895
                                                   Class Asteroidea - sea stars
                                                     Genus †Archegonaster Jaekel, 1923
                                                     Genus Macroptychaster Clark, 1962
                                                     Genus Patiriella Verrill, 1914
                                                     1 Order Platyasterida
                                                     2 Order †Pustulosida
                                                     3 Order †Hemizonida
                                                     4 Order †Uractinida
                                                     5 Order †Trichasteropsida
                                                     6.1 Order Paxillosida
                                                     6.2 Order Notomyotida
                                                     7 Order Valvatida
                                                     8.1 Order Spinulosida
                                                     8.2 Order Velatida
                                                     9 Superorder Forcipulatacea

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Last updated: 25 Apr 2017