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Anartiocystis

Rhombifera - Callocystitidae

Taxonomy
Anartiocystis was named by Ausich and Schumacher (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-m Sepkoski's reference number: 329]. Its type is Anartiocystis foerstei.

It was assigned to Apiocystitinae by Ausich and Schumacher (1984); to Rhombifera by Sepkoski (2002); and to Callocystitidae by Paul and Rozhnov (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Anartiocystis Ausich and Schumacher pp. 8 - 10
2002Anartiocystis Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Anartiocystis Paul and Rozhnov p. 266

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyGlyptocystitoidaBather 1899
familyCallocystitidaeBernard 1895
genusAnartiocystis

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. I. Ausich and G. A. Schumacher 1984Apiocystitinid with open ra- dial circlet; five ambulacra of variable length, ambulacra I, II, V long, and ambulacrum III very short; four disjunct pectinirhombs (B2/ IL2, L1/R5, L4/R3, L3/R3) with one-half of chevron form and the other of half-moon form; IL4 and IL5 large and elongate; and a proximal column composed of two layers of plates.