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Metallagecrinus palermoensis

Crinoidea - Allagecrinidae

Taxonomy
Metallagecrinus palermoensis was named by Strimple and Sevastopulo (1982). Its type specimen is USNM 140851, a calyx, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pietra di Salomone megablock, USNM collection, Sosio Valley, Sicily, which is in a Wordian platform/shelf-margin reef reef rocks/rudstone in Italy.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Metallagecrinus palermoensis Strimple and Sevastopulo p. 1451 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Disparida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
superfamilyAllagecrinoideaCarpenter and Etheridge 1881
familyAllagecrinidaeCapenter and Etheridge 1881
genusMetallagecrinus
speciespalermoensis

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