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Rota

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Myriotrochidae

Taxonomy
Rota was named by Langenheim and Epis (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l P Guad Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Rota martini. It was considered unknown by Gilliland (1993).

It was assigned to Theeliidae by Langenheim and Epis (1957) and Gutschick (1959); to Protocaudinidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962); to Apodida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Paleochiridotidae by Frizzell and Exline (1966), Gutschick et al. (1967), Wernlund (1977), Gilliland (1993) and Kozur and Mostler (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Rota Langenheim and Epis p. 170
1959Rota Gutschick p. 134
1962Rota Deflandre-Rigaud p. 99
1966Rota Frizzell and Exline p. U669
1967Rota Gutschick et al. p. 1473
1977Rota Wernlund p. 66
1993Rota Gilliland p. 122
2002Rota Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Rota Kozur and Mostler p. 110

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

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