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Melonechinus dispar

Echinoidea - Palaechinoidea - Palaechinidae

Taxonomy
Palechinus dispar was named by Fischer de Waldheim (1848).

It was recombined as Melonechinus dispar by König (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Palechinus dispar Fischer de Waldheim
1982Melonechinus dispar König p. 171 figs. Pl 1, fig 3; pl 2, fig 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassPerischoechinoidea()
superorderEognathostomataSmith 1984
orderPalaechinoidea()
familyPalaechinidae
genusMelonechinus
speciesdispar(Fischer de Waldheim 1848)

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