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Lytechinus variegatus

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Toxopneustidae

Taxonomy
Echinus variegatus was named by Lamarck (1816). It is extant. It is the type species of Lytechinus.

It was recombined as Lytechinus variegatus by Linder et al. (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Echinus variegatus Lamarck
1988Lytechinus variegatus Linder et al. p. 950

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
Echinacea()
orderCamarodonta
infraorderOdontophora
familyToxopneustidae
genusLytechinusAgassiz 1863
speciesvariegatus(Lamarck 1816)

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