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Balanocystites

Stylophora - Mitrata - Kirkocystidae

Taxonomy
Balanocystites is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Kirkocystidae by Kolata et al. (1991); and to Mitrata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Balanocystites Kolata et al. p. 849
2002Balanocystites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classStylophora
orderMitrataJaekel 1918
suborderPeltocystidaJefferies 1973
familyKirkocystidaeCaster 1952
genusBalanocystites

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