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Rhopalocomidae

Stenuroidea - Rhopalocomidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Rhopalocomidae Spencer and Wright p. U81
2005Rhopalocomidae Dean Shackleton p. 73
2013Rhopalocomidae Blake p. 367

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classStenuroidea()
suborderProturina
familyRhopalocomidae
familyRhopalocomidae

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. Dean Shackleton 2005Ambulacrals with groove spines; adambulacral groove spines paddle-shaped; adambulacral vertical spines paddle-shaped; aboral spines club-shaped.