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Sphaerocystites

Rhombifera - Callocystitidae

Taxonomy
Sphaerocystites was named by Hall (1859) [Sepkoski's age data: S Prid D Gedi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 2,327]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Sphaerocystites Hall
2002Sphaerocystites Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Sphaerocystites Paul and Rozhnov p. 266

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyGlyptocystitoidaBather 1899
familyCallocystitidaeBernard 1895
genusSphaerocystitesHall 1859

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