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Thalattocanthus

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Myriotrochidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Thalattocanthus Carini p. 391
1966Thallatocanthus Frizzell and Exline p. U668
1967Thalattocanthus Gutschick et al. p. 1471
1971Thalattocanthus Mostler p. 10
1977Thalattocanthus Wernlund p. 81
1993Thallatocanthus Gilliland p. 122
2002Thallatocanthus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. F. Carini 1962Sclerites in form of wheels; number of spokes variable (6 to 10 in type species), spokes relatively long; interspoke spaces polygonal, never elliptical or circular; rim inclined to plane of wheel, curving up- ward and inward, denticulate on inner margin; central portion with cylindrical hub elevated below plane of wheel on lower surface.