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Protocrinites

Diploporita - Protocrinitidae

Taxonomy
Protocrinites was named by Eichwald (1840). Its type is Protocrinites oviformis.

It was assigned to Protocrinitidae by Bockelie (1984); and to Diploporita by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Protocrinites Eichwald
1984Protocrinites Bockelie
2002Protocrinites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classDiploporitaMüller 1854
superfamilyGlyptosphaeritidaBernard 1895
familyProtocrinitidaeBather 1899
genusProtocrinitesEichwald 1840

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