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Mespilocystites

Coronoidea -

Taxonomy
Mespilocystites was named by Balher (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l O Ashg-u Sepkoski's reference number: 540].

It was assigned to Stephanocrinidae by GutiƩrrez-Marco et al. (1996); to Coronata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Coronoidea by Brett et al. (1983) and McDermott and Paul (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Mespilocystites Balher
1983Mespilocystites Brett et al.
1996Mespilocystites GutiƩrrez-Marco et al.
2002Mespilocystites Sepkoski, Jr.
2015Mespilocystites McDermott and Paul

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classCoronoidea
genusMespilocystitesBalher 1900

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