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Cleiocrinus

Crinoidea - Diplobathrida - Cleiocrinidae

Taxonomy
Cleiocrinus was named by Billings (1857) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llde-u O Cara-m Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant. Its type is Cleiocrinus regius. It is the type genus of Cleiocrinidae.

It was assigned to Diplobathrida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cleiocrinidae by Ausich (1998) and Cole et al. (2018).

Species
C. lepidotus, C. regius (type species)
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Cleiocrinus Billings
1998Cleiocrinus Ausich p. 24
2002Cleiocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2018Cleiocrinus Cole et al. p. 497

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
infraclassEucamerataCole 2017
orderDiplobathrida
superfamilyRhodocrinitoideaRoemer 1855
familyCleiocrinidaeMiller
genusCleiocrinusBillings 1857

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