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Ctenocystis

Ctenocystoidea - Ctenocystoida - Ctenocystidae

Taxonomy
Ctenocystis was named by Robison and Sprinkle (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-l Cm uMid-m Sepkoski's reference number: 713]. It is not extant. Its type is Ctenocystis utahensis.

It was assigned to Ctenocystoidea by Robison and Sprinkle (1969) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Ctenocystidae by Sprinkle and Robison (1978) and Rahman and Clausen (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Ctenocystis Robison and Sprinkle
1978Ctenocystis Sprinkle and Robison
2002Ctenocystis Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Ctenocystis Rahman and Clausen p. 415

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classCtenocystoidea
orderCtenocystoida
familyCtenocystidae
genusCtenocystis

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