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Gomphocystites

Diploporita - Gomphocystitidae

Taxonomy
Gomphocystites was named by Hall (1864). It is not extant. Its type is Gomphocystites glans.

It was assigned to Gomphocystitidae by Regnéll (1945); and to Diploporita by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Gomphocystites Hall
1945Gomphocystites Regnéll
2002Gomphocystites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classDiploporitaMüller 1854
superfamilyGlyptosphaeritidaceaBernard 1895
familyGomphocystitidaeBassler 1938
genusGomphocystitesHall 1864

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