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Rhopalocoma

Stenuroidea - Rhopalocomidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Palaeocoma (Rhopalocoma) Salter
1915Rhopalocoma Schuchert p. 254
1940Rhopalocoma Spencer pp. 534-539
1951Rhopalocoma Spencer p. 111
1965Rhopalocoma Owen p. 546
1966Rhopalocoma Spencer and Wright p. U81
2002Rhopalocoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Rhopalocoma Dean Shackleton p. 73
2013Rhopalocoma Blake p. 367

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumAsterozoa
classStenuroidea()
suborderProturina
familyRhopalocomidae
genusRhopalocoma()

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
J. Dean Shackleton 2005Ambulacrals with groove spines; adambulacral groove spines paddle-shaped; adambularal vertical spines paddle-shaped; aboral pines club-shaped.