Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Pygopistes rudistarum

Echinoidea - Nucleolitidae

Taxonomy
Botriopygus rudistarum was named by Hawkins (1923). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Pygopistes rudistarum by Donovan (1993).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

View classification of included taxa

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Botriopygus rudistarum Hawkins pp. 213-214 figs. pl. 9, figs. 7-9
1993Pygopistes rudistarum Donovan p. 99

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
RankNameAuthor
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
familyNucleolitidae
genusPygopistesPomel
speciesrudistarum(Hawkins 1923)

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