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Sclerothurites

Holothuroidea -

Taxonomy
Sclerothurites was named by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Sclerothurites clypeus.

It was assigned to Holothuroidea by Deflandre-Rigaud (1962), Frizzell and Exline (1966) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Sclerothurites Deflandre-Rigaud p. 102
1966Sclerothurites Frizzell and Exline p. U670
2002Sclerothupites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
RankNameAuthor
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
genusSclerothurites

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