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Rhopaloblastus

Spiraculata - Pentremitidae

Taxonomy
Rhopaloblastus was named by Wanner (1924) [Sepkoski's age data: P Sakm-u P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2,523]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pentremitidae by Webster and Jell (1992); and to Spiraculata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Rhopaloblastus Wanner p. 215
1992Rhopaloblastus Webster and Jell p. 367
2002Rhopaloblastus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
subclassBlastoideaSay 1825
orderSpiraculataJaekel 1918
familyPentremitidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusRhopaloblastusWanner 1924

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