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Contocrinus andamanensis

Crinoidea - Graphiocrinidae

Taxonomy
Contocrinus andamanensis was named by Webster and Jell (1993). Its type specimen is USNM 450326 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM9271, Ko Muk Island northeast undivided, which is in a Roadian offshore shelf limestone in the Rat Buri Formation of Thailand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Contocrinus andamanensis Webster and Jell p. 355 figs. 2E-H

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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)
infraclassEucladida
superorderCyathoformes
superfamilyErisocrinaceaWachsmuth and Springer 1886
familyGraphiocrinidaeWachsmuth and Springer 1886
genusContocrinusKnapp 1969
speciesandamanensis

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