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Kierechinus melo

Echinoidea - Diadematoida - Diadematidae

Taxonomy
Pedinopsis melo was named by Kier (1957). It is extant. Its type specimen is Sedgwick Museum C3007, a test. It is the type species of Kierechinus.

It was recombined as Kierechinus melo by Philip (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Pedinopsis melo Kier p. 845
1963Kierechinus melo Philip p. 1104

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
orderDiadematoida
familyDiadematidae
genusKierechinus
speciesmelo(Kier 1957)

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