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Spandelites

Holothuroidea - Synaptellidae

Taxonomy
Spandelites was named by Frizzell and Exline (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo Sepkoski's reference number: 960]. It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Synaptites irregularis.

It was assigned to Synaptitidae by Frizzell and Exline (1957); to Synaptellidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962); and to Apodida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Spandelites Frizzell and Exline
1962Spandelites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 85
2002Spandelites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
familySynaptellidae
genusSpandelites

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