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Metaindocrinus cooperi

Crinoidea - Indocrinidae

Taxonomy
Metaindocrinus cooperi was named by Strimple (1966). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hess Canyon block (SUI), which is in a Wordian carbonate limestone in the Word Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Metaindocrinus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Metaindocrinus cooperi Strimple

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
superfamilyCromyocrinaceaBather 1890
familyIndocrinidaeWanner 1916
genusMetaindocrinus
speciescooperi

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