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Peltocystis

Stylophora - Mitrata

Taxonomy
Peltocystis is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Peltocystidae.

It was assigned to Peltocystidae by Kolata et al. (1991); to Peltocystida by Lefebvre (2000); and to Mitrata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Peltocystis Kolata et al. p. 849
2000Peltocystis Lefebvre p. 904 fig. 12
2002Peltocystis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classStylophora
orderMitrataJaekel 1918
suborderPeltocystidaJefferies 1973
genusPeltocystis

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