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Eutaxocrinus maccoyanus

Crinoidea - Taxocrinida - Taxocrinidae

Taxonomy
Ichthyocrinus mccoyanus was named by Salter (1873). Its type specimen is SM A 35407, a calyx, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Light Beck, which is in a Leintwardine marine horizon in the Bannisdale Slates Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Eutaxocrinus maccoyanus by Ramsbottom (1958).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Ichthyocrinus mccoyanus Salter p. 163
1958Eutaxocrinus maccoyanus Ramsbottom p. 108

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
superorderFlexibilia(Zittel 1895)
orderTaxocrinidaSpringer 1913
superfamilyTaxocrinaceaAngelin 1878
familyTaxocrinidaeAngelin 1878
genusEutaxocrinusSpringer 1906
speciesmaccoyanus(Salter 1873)

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