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Macrocystella mariae

Rhombifera - Macrocystellidae

Taxonomy
Macrocystella mariae was named by Callaway (1877). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shineton (Sheinton), which is in a Migneintian offshore shale in the Shineton Shale Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Macrocystella.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Macrocystella mariae Callaway p. 670 figs. pl. 24 f. 13
1973Macrocystella mariae Sprinkle

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyGlyptocystitoidaBather 1899
familyMacrocystellidaeBather 1899
genusMacrocystella
speciesmariae

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