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Elgerius

Holothuroidea - Dendrochirotida - Calclamnidae

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

It was assigned to Holothuroidea by Deflandre-Rigaud (1959); to Calclamnidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962), Frizzell and Exline (1966) and Soodan (1991); and to Dendrochirotida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Elgerius Deflandre-Rigaud p. 192
1962Elgerius Deflandre-Rigaud p. 62
1966Elgerius Frizzell and Exline p. U664
1991Elgerius Soodan p. 3
2002Elgerius Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderDendrochirotida
familyCalclamnidae
genusElgerius

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