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Hemisphaeranthos

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Myriotrochidae

Taxonomy
Hemisphaeranthos was named by Terquem and Berthelin (1875) [Sepkoski's age data: J Plie K Sn Sepkoski's reference number: 768]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Hemisphaeranthos costifera.

It was assigned to Theeliidae by Said and Barakat (1958), Frizzell and Exline (1966) and Garbowska and Wierzbowski (1967); to Theelidae by Górka and Luszczewska (1969); to Apodida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Myriotrochidae by Reich (2002) and Reich and Wiese (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Hemisphaeranthos Terquem and Berthelin p. 113
1958Hemisphaeranthos Said and Barakat p. 270 figs. pl. 6 fig. 18
1966Hemisphaeranthos Frizzell and Exline p. U668
1967Hemisphaeranthos Garbowska and Wierzbowski p. 536
1969Hemisphaeranthos Górka and Luszczewska p. 380
2002Hemisphaeranthos Reich p. 387
2002Hemisphaeranthos Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Hemisphaeranthos Reich and Wiese p. 355

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderApodida
familyMyriotrochidae
genusHemisphaeranthos

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