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Platycrinites testudo

Crinoidea - Monobathrida - Platycrinitidae

Taxonomy
Platycrinites testudo was named by Campbell and Bein (1971). Its type specimen is 18892 A.N.U., a calyx, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is North of R. Croker House, which is in a Hastarian/Chadian marine mudstone in the Goonoo Goonoo Mudstone Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Platycrinites testudo Campbell and Bein p. 430

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEucamerataCole 2017
orderMonobathridaMoore and Laudon 1943
suborderGlyptocrininaMoore 1952
superfamilyPlatycrinitaceaAustin and Austin 1843
familyPlatycrinitidaeBassler 1938
genusPlatycrinitesMiller 1821
speciestestudo

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