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Macrocystella

Rhombifera - Macrocystellidae

Taxonomy
Macrocystella was named by Callaway (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l O Llde Sepkoski's reference number: 330,532]. Its type is Macrocystella mariae.

It was assigned to Rhombifera by Sepkoski (2002); and to Macrocystellidae by Sprinkle (1973) and Zamora et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Macrocystella Callaway
1973Macrocystella Sprinkle
2002Macrocystella Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Macrocystella Zamora et al. p. 45

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyGlyptocystitoidaBather 1899
familyMacrocystellidaeBather 1899
genusMacrocystellaCallaway 1877

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