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Mortensenites

Holothuroidea - Dendrochirotida - Calclamnidae

Taxonomy
Mortensenites was named by Deflandre-Rigaud (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: C u T Mi Sepkoski's reference number: 768]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Gromia liasica.

It was assigned to Elasipoda by Deflandre-Rigaud (1952); to Calclamnidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962) and Frizzell and Exline (1966); and to Dendrochirotida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Mortensenites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 7
1962Mortensenites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 62
1966Mortensenites Frizzell and Exline p. U664
2002Mortensenites Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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