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Calcancora

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Synaptidae

Taxonomy
Calcancora was named by Frizzell and Exline (1955) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Rhae R Sepkoski's reference number: 687]. It is extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Calcancora mississippiensis.

It was assigned to Calcancoridae by Frizzell and Exline (1955), Deflandre-Rigaud (1962), Frizzell and Exline (1966), Zawidzka (1971) and Soodan (1991); to Apodida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Synaptidae by Reich and Wiese (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Calcancora Frizzell and Exline p. 150
1962Calcancora Deflandre-Rigaud p. 89
1966Calcancora Frizzell and Exline p. U670
1971Calcancora Zawidzka p. 446
1991Calcancora Soodan p. 3
2002Calcancora Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Calcancora Reich and Wiese p. 355

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderApodida
familySynaptidae
genusCalcancora

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