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Praepleurocystis

Rhombifera - Pleurocystitidae

Taxonomy
Praepleurocystis was named by Paul (1967) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l O Cara-m Sepkoski's reference number: 248].

It was assigned to Rhombifera by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pleurocystitinae by Sumrall and Sprinkle (1995) and Nardin and Bohatý (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Praepleurocystis Paul p. 120
1995Praepleurocystis Sumrall and Sprinkle p. 776
2002Praepleurocystis Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Praepleurocystis Nardin and Bohatý p. 541

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyGlyptocystitoidaBather 1899
familyPleurocystitidaeNeumayr 1889
subfamilyPleurocystitinaeUlrich and Kirk 1911
genusPraepleurocystisPaul 1967

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