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Auricularites

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Synaptitidae

Taxonomy
Auricularites was named by Deflandre-Rigaud (1950) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo Sepkoski's reference number: 960]. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Rotiformidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1950); to Synaptidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1952); to Chiridotitidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962); to Theeliidae by Frizzell and Exline (1966); to Synaptitidae by Gilliland (1993); and to Apodida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Auricularites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 42
1952Auricularites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 10
1962Auricularites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 94
1966Auricularites Frizzell and Exline p. U668
1993Auricularites Gilliland p. 122
2002Auricularites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderApodida
familySynaptitidae
genusAuricularites

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