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Mercedescaudina

Holothuroidea - Dendrochirotida - Cucumariidae

Taxonomy
Mercedescaudina was named by Schallreuter (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Sepkoski's reference number: 982]. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Protocaudinidae by Schallreuter (1975); to Staurocaudininae by Boczarowski (2001); and to Elasipodida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Mercedescaudina Schallreuter p. 728
2001Mercedescaudina Boczarowski p. 133
2002Mercedescaudina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classHolothuroidea()
orderDendrochirotida
familyCucumariidae
subfamilyStaurocaudininae
genusMercedescaudina

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