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Gogia

Eocrinoidea - Gogiida - Eocrinidae

Taxonomy
Gogia was named by Walcott (1917) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto-u Cm uMid-m Sepkoski's reference number: 713]. Its type is Gogia prolifica.

It was assigned to Gogiida by Sepkoski (2002); to Eocrinidae by Sprinkle and Collins (2006); and to Cystoidea by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Gogia Walcott
2002Gogia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Gogia Sprinkle and Collins p. 317
2007Gogia Bambach et al. p. S80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classEocrinoideaJaekel 1918
orderGogiidaBroadhead 1982
familyEocrinidaeJaekel 1918
genusGogiaWalcott 1917

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. Sprinkle and D. Collins 2006Epispire-bearing stalked eocrinoids having a globular, conical, or barrel-shaped theca with numerous, irregularly arranged, large and small plates, epispires either extensive or limited to summit and just below; a short to long, cylindrical to inflated, multiplated stalk used for attachment, numerous straight, spiraled, or rarely branched brachioles attached to 3–5 ambulacra extending to summit edge or out to raised thecal spouts; mouth nearly central, hydropore just below in CD interray, and anal pyramid at, or just below, CD
summit edge.