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Cupulocorona

Coronoidea - Coronata - Stephanocrinidae

Taxonomy
Cupulocorona was named by Donovan and Paul (1985) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-l S Wenl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 540].

It was assigned to Stephanocrinidae by Donovan and Paul (1985); and to Coronata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Cupulocorona Donovan and Paul p. 538
2002Cupulocorona Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classCoronoidea
orderCoronataJaekel 1918
familyStephanocrinidaeWachsmuth and Springer 1886
genusCupulocorona

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
S. K. Donovan and C.R.C. Paul 1985Narrow stem, conical to cup-shaped theca with protruding triangular base and generally low coronal processes, planar or gently convex radial furrows, ornament of fine to coarse ridges in rhombic sets, but no prominent V W ridges.