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Cosmetocrinus middalyaensis

Crinoidea - Dendrocrinida - Aphelecrinidae

Taxonomy
Cosmetocrinus middalyaensis was named by Webster and Jell (1992). Its type specimen is UWAF113385 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is QML770, Mundarrie Well, which is in a Sakmarian marine horizon in the Callytharra Formation of Australia.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Cosmetocrinus middalyaensis Webster and Jell p. 338 fig. 14A

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
RankNameAuthor
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
superorderCyathoformes
orderDendrocrinida
superfamilyScytalocrinoideaMoore and Laudon 1943
familyAphelecrinidaeStrimple 1967
genusCosmetocrinusKirk 1941
speciesmiddalyaensis

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