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Clypeaster abruptus

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae

Taxonomy
Clypeaster abruptus was named by Sanchez Roig (1926). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Loma de Candela, which is in a Miocene/Miocene marine horizon in Cuba.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Clypeaster abruptus Sanchez Roig pp. 49-50 figs. pl. 8, fig. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderClypeasterina()
familyClypeasteridae()
genusClypeaster
speciesabruptus

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