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Cheirocrinus

Rhombifera - Cheirocrinidae

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

It was assigned to Rhombifera by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cheirocrinidae by Regnéll (1945) and Paul and Rozhnov (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Cheirocrinus Eichwald
1945Cheirocrinus Regnéll
2002Cheirocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Cheirocrinus Paul and Rozhnov p. 270

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available