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Histocidaris elegans

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Rhabdocidaridae

Taxonomy
Porocidaris elegans was named by Agassiz (1879). It is extant. It is the type species of Histocidaris.

It was recombined as Histocidaris elegans by Donovan et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Porocidaris elegans Agassiz p. U321
2005Histocidaris elegans Donovan et al. p. 103

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassCidaroidea(Claus 1880)
orderCidaroida()
familyRhabdocidaridaeLambert 1900
genusHistocidarisMortensen 1903
specieselegans(Agassiz 1879)

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