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Walcottidiscus

Edrioasteroidea - Stromatocystitidae

Taxonomy
Walcottidiscus was named by Bassler (1935) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u Cm uMid-l Sepkoski's reference number: 805]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Stromatocystitidae by Bassler (1935), Bassler (1935) and Regnéll (1966); and to Edrioasteroidea by Sepkoski (2002) and Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Walcottidiscus Bassler
1966Walcottidiscus Regnéll
2002Walcottidiscus Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Walcottidiscus Bambach et al. p. S83

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classEdrioasteroideaBillings 1858
familyStromatocystitidaeBassler 1936
genusWalcottidiscusBassler 1935

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