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Synaptites

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Synaptitidae

Taxonomy
Synaptites was named by Deflandre and Deflandre-Rigaud (1948) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo R Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Synapta eocena.

It was replaced with Synaptellus by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962).

It was assigned to Holothuroidea by Deflandre and Deflandre-Rigaud (1948); to Synaptidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1949) and Deflandre-Rigaud (1952); to Synaptitidae by Frizzell and Exline (1966) and Henderson et al. (1992); and to Apodida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Synaptites Deflandre and Deflandre-Rigaud p. 706
1949Synaptites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 3
1952Synaptites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 8
1966Synaptites Frizzell and Exline p. U670
1992Synaptites Henderson et al. p. 14 figs. Pl. 2, S
2002Synaptites Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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