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Somphocrinus mexicanus

Crinoidea - Cladida - Roveacrinidae

Taxonomy
Somphocrinus mexicanus was named by Peck (1943). Its type specimen is USNM 104235 (centrodorsal plate) and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cerro Colorado, which is in a Carnian marine horizon in Mexico.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Somphocrinus mexicanus Peck p. 82
1977Somphocrinus mexicanus Kristan-Tollmann figs. 2.1-2.4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
orderCladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
infraorderArticulata(von Zittel 1879)
familyRoveacrinidaePeck 1943
genusSomphocrinus
speciesmexicanus

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