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Caryocrinites

Cystoidea - Rhombifera - Caryocrinitidae

Taxonomy
Caryocrinites was named by Say (1825). Its type is Caryocrinites ornatus.

It was assigned to Caryocrinitidae by Regnéll (1945); and to Rhombifera by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Caryocrinites Say
1945Caryocrinites Regnéll
2002Caryocrinites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumPelmatozoaLeuckart 1848
RankNameAuthor
classCystoideavon Buch 1846
subclassHydrophorideaZittel 1903
orderRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyHemicosmitoida(Jaekel 1918)
familyCaryocrinitidaeBassler 1938
genusCaryocrinitesSay 1825

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