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Protholothuria

Holothuroidea - Aspidochirotida - Holothuriidae

Taxonomy
Protholothuria was named by Giebel (1857). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Holothuriidae by Frizzell and Exline (1966); and to Aspidochirotida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Protholothuria Giebel
1966Protholothuria Frizzell and Exline p. U654
2002Proholothuria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderAspidochirotida
familyHolothuriidaeLudwig 1894
genusProtholothuriaGiebel 1857

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