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Dolatocrinus

Crinoidea - Melocrinidae

Taxonomy
Dolatocrinus was named by Lyon (1857) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Give].

It was assigned to Melocrinidae by Goldring (1936); and to Monobathrida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Dolatocrinus Lyon p. 482 figs. 2a-2c, Pl. 4
1936Dolatocrinus Goldring
2002Dolatocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
familyMelocrinidaeWachsmuth and Springer
genusDolatocrinusLyon 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