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Eleutherocrinus

Spiraculata

Taxonomy
Eleutherocrinus was named by Shumard and Yandell (1856) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-l D Give Sepkoski's reference number: 322]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Spiraculata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Eleutherocrinus Shumard and Yandell p. 73
2002Eleutherocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subclassBlastoideaSay 1825
orderSpiraculataJaekel 1918
genusEleutherocrinusShumard and Yandell 1856

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