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Petalocystites ikecanensis

Eocrinoidea - Rhipidocystidae

Taxonomy
Petalocystites ikecanensis was named by Sprinkle (1973). Its type specimen is MCZ 646 and is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Petalocystites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Petalocystites ikecanensis Sprinkle pp. 132-134 figs. pls. 31, 32, figs. 1-3; text-fig. 31

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classEocrinoideaJaekel 1918
familyRhipidocystidaeJaekel 1901
genusPetalocystites
speciesikecanensis

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