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Eocystites

Eocrinoidea - Ascocystitida

Taxonomy
Eocystites was named by Billings (1868) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-l Cm uMid-m Sepkoski's reference number: 713]. Its type is Eocystites primaevus.

It was assigned to Ascocystitida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Eocystites Billings
2002Eocystites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classEocrinoideaJaekel 1918
orderAscocystitida
genusEocystitesBillings 1868

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