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Cryptocrinites

Eocrinoidea - Cryptocrinitidae

Taxonomy
Cryptocrinites was named by von Buch (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u O Llvi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 805,1066]. It is the type genus of Cryptocrinitidae.

It was assigned to Cryptocrinitidae by Sprinkle (1973); and to Eocrinoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Cryptocrinites von Buch
1973Cryptocrinites Sprinkle p. 126
2002Cryptocrinites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classEocrinoideaJaekel 1918
familyCryptocrinitidaeBassler 1938
genusCryptocrinitesvon Buch 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