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Costigerites

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Calcancoridae

Taxonomy
Costigerites was named by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: J T Eo]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Costigerites piveteaui.

It was assigned to Calclamnidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962) and Frizzell and Exline (1966); to Calcancoridae by Soodan (1991); and to Dendrochirotida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Costigerites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 49
1966Costigerites Frizzell and Exline p. U664
1991Costigerites Soodan p. 3
2002Costigerites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderApodida
familyCalcancoridae
genusCostigerites

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