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Kierocystis

Stylophora - Mitrata - Anomalocystitidae

Taxonomy
Kierocystis was named by Parsley (1991) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m Sepkoski's reference number: 937]. It is not extant. Its type is Kierocystis insertus.

It was assigned to Anomalocystitinae by Parsley (1991); and to Mitrata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Kierocystis Parsley p. 22
2002Kierocystis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classStylophora
orderMitrataJaekel 1918
suborderAnomalocystitidaCaster 1952
familyAnomalocystitidaeBassler 1938
subfamilyAnomalocystitinaeBassler 1938
genusKierocystis

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