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Archaeocothurnus

Stylophora - Cornuta - Cothurnocystidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Archaeocothurnus Sumrall et al. p. 1098
1999Archaeocothurnus Lefebvre and Vizcaino p. 441

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classStylophora
orderCornutaJaekel 1901
suborderCothurnocystidaBather 1913
familyCothurnocystidaeBather 1913
genusArchaeocothurnus

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
C. D. Sumrall et al. 1997Boot-shaped cothurocystid with very wide marginals, spinal process formed by M3, large glossal; small nodes present on inferior surface of M2 and M'2.