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Exlinella

Holothuroidea - Molpadiida - Exlinellidae

Taxonomy
Exlinella was named by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo R Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Exlinella frizzelli. It is the type genus of Exlinellidae.

It was assigned to Exlinellidae by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962) and Frizzell and Exline (1966); and to Molpadiida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Exlinella Deflandre-Rigaud p. 79
1966Exlinella Frizzell and Exline p. U667
2002Exlinella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderMolpadiida
familyExlinellidae
genusExlinella

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