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Balacrinus

Crinoidea - Diplobathrida - Rhodocrinitidae

Taxonomy
Balacrinus was named by Ramsbottom (1961) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Rhodocrinitidae by Ausich (1998); and to Diplobathrida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Balacrinus Ramsbottom
1998Balacrinus Ausich p. 23
2002Balacrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
infraclassEucamerataCole 2017
orderDiplobathridaMoore and Laudon 1943
superfamilyRhodocrinitoideaRoemer 1855
familyRhodocrinitidaeRoemer 1855
genusBalacrinusRamsbottom 1961

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