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Pseudoexlinella

Holothuroidea - Molpadiida - Exlinellidae

Taxonomy
Pseudoexlinella was named by Kozur and Sadeddin (1990) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath-u Sepkoski's reference number: 924]. It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Pseudoexlinella bifurcata.

It was assigned to Exlinellidae by Kozur and Sadeddin (1990); and to Molpadiida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Pseudoexlinella Kozur and Sadeddin p. 354
2002Pseudoexlinella Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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
H. Kozur and W. Sadeddin 1990Sclerites with irregular, lobate outline. Marginal rim well developed. Lattice two-layered. Upper side convex, in the center either with 4 elevated beams, bifurcating toward the margin, or with several broad bifurcated ridges, highest in the central part. Pores roundish or oval, moderately large to small.