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Kentrospondylus

Ophiuroidea - Phrynophiurida - Eospondylidae

Taxonomy
Kentrospondylus was named by Lehmann (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l]. Its type is Kentrospondylus decadactylus.

It was assigned to Hallasteridae by Lehmann (1957); to Eospondylidae by Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Phrynophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Kentrospondylus Lehmann p. 61
1966Kentrospondylus Spencer and Wright p. U90
2002Kentrospondylus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
Life
Prokaryota
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
classOphiuroidea
orderPhrynophiurida
suborderEuryalina
familyEospondylidae
genusKentrospondylus

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