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Cyathotheca

Edrioasteroidea - Cyathocystida - Cyathocystidae

Taxonomy
Cyathotheca was named by Jaekel (1927). Its type is Cyathotheca suecica.

It was assigned to Cyathothecidae by Regnéll (1945); to Cyathocystidae by Regnéll (1966) and Bockelie and Paul (1983); and to Edrioasterida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Cyathotheca Jaekel
1945Cyathotheca Regnéll
1966Cyathotheca Regnéll
1983Cyathotheca Bockelie and Paul
2002Cyathotheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classEdrioasteroideaBillings 1858
orderCyathocystidaBell 1975
familyCyathocystidaeBather 1899
genusCyathothecaJaekel 1927

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