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Dictyothurites

Holothuroidea - Priscopedatidae

Taxonomy
Dictyothurites was named by Deflandre-Rigaud (1959) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 960]. It is extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Dictyothurites corbisema.

It was assigned to Holothuroidea by Deflandre-Rigaud (1959); to Priscopedatidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962) and Frizzell and Exline (1966); and to Dendrochirotida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Dictyothurites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 193
1962Dictyothurites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 78
1966Dictyothurites Frizzell and Exline p. U666
2002Dictyothurites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
familyPriscopedatidae
genusDictyothurites

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