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Acroechinoidea

Echinoidea -

Taxonomy
Acroechinoidea was named by Smith (1981). It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Smith (1981) and Kroh and Smith (2010).

It was reranked as the infraclass Acroechinoidea by Kroh and Smith (2010).

It was assigned to Euechinoidea by Smith (1981) and Kroh and Smith (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Acroechinoidea Smith p. 791
2010Acroechinoidea Kroh and Smith p. 170

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
infraclassAcroechinoidea()

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