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- Cheirocrinidae

Cheirocrinus was named by Eichwald (1856). Its type is Cyathocrinus penniger.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Cheirocrinus Eichwald
1945Cheirocrinus Regnéll
2002Cheirocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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superfamilyGlyptocystitoidaBather 1899
familyCheirocrinidaeJaekel 1899
genusCheirocrinusEichwald 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.

No diagnoses are available