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Volchovia

Ophiocistioidea - Volchoviidae

Taxonomy
Volchovia was named by Hecker (1938) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u O Ashg-u]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Volchoviidae.

It was assigned to Ophiocistioidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Volchoviidae by Haude and Langenstrassen (1976) and Reich and Haude (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Volchovia Hecker
1976Volchovia Haude and Langenstrassen p. 143
2002Volchovia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Volchovia Reich and Haude p. 492

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classOphiocistioidea()
familyVolchoviidae
genusVolchovia

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