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Palaeuridae

Stenuroidea - Palaeuridae

Taxonomy
Palaeuridae was named by Spencer (1951). It is not extant. Its type is Palaeura. It is the type family of Palaeuricae.

It was assigned to Palaeuricae by Spencer (1951) and Owen (1965); and to Parophiurina by Spencer and Wright (1966) and Boczarowski (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Palaeuridae Spencer p. 111
1965Palaeuridae Owen p. 548
1966Palaeuridae Spencer and Wright p. U82
2001Palaeuridae Boczarowski p. 12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classStenuroidea()
suborderParophiurina()
familyPalaeuridae
familyPalaeuridae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available