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Alexandrites

Holothuroidea - Alexandritidae

Taxonomy
Alexandrites was named by Kristan-Tollmann (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Alexandrites alexandri. It is the type genus of Alexandritidae.

It was assigned to Alexandritidae by Kristan-Tollmann (1964) and Frizzell and Exline (1966); and to Holothuroidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Alexandrites Kristan-Tollmann p. 95
1966Alexandrites Frizzell and Exline p. U667
2002Alexandrites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
familyAlexandritidae
genusAlexandrites

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