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Amecystis

Rhombifera - Pleurocystitidae

Taxonomy
Amecystis was named by Ulrich and Kirk (1921) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l O Cara-u Sepkoski's reference number: 239]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pleurocystitidae by Parsley (1981); to Rhombifera by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pleurocystitinae by Sumrall and Sprinkle (1995) and Nardin and Bohatý (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Amecystis Ulrich and Kirk
1981Amecystis Parsley p. 2
1995Amecystis Sumrall and Sprinkle p. 776
2002Amecystis Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Amecystis Nardin and Bohatý p. 541

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyGlyptocystitoidaBather 1899
familyPleurocystitidaeNeumayr 1889
subfamilyPleurocystitinaeUlrich and Kirk 1911
genusAmecystisUlrich and Kirk 1921

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