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Pyrocystites

Diploporita - Gomphocystitidae

Taxonomy
Pyrocystites was named by Barrande (1887). It is not extant. Its type is Pyrocystites pirum.

It was assigned to Diploporita by Sepkoski (2002); and to Gomphocystitidae by Mergl and Prokop (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Pyrocystites Barrande
2002Pyrocystites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Pyrocystites Mergl and Prokop p. 14

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classDiploporitaMüller 1854
superfamilyGlyptosphaeritidaceaBernard 1895
familyGomphocystitidaeBassler 1938
genusPyrocystitesBarrande 1887

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