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Melocrinidae

Crinoidea - Melocrinidae

Taxonomy
Melocrinidae was named by Wachsmuth and Springer [authors recoded as 'Zittel em. Wachsmuth and Springer' by Goldring, 1936]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Camerata by Goldring (1936).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Melocrinidae Goldring

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
familyMelocrinidaeWachsmuth and Springer
familyMelocrinidaeWachsmuth and Springer

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