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Platycrinites

Crinoidea - Monobathrida - Platycrinitidae

Taxonomy
Platycrinites was named by Miller (1821) [Sepkoski's age data: D l P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Platycrinitidae, Platycrinitoidea.

It was assigned to Monobathrida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Platycrinitidae by Campbell and Bein (1971), Webster and Sevastopulo (2007) and Webster et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Platycrinites Miller
1971Platycrinites Campbell and Bein p. 430
2002Platycrinites Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Platycrinites Webster and Sevastopulo
2009Platycrinites Webster et al. p. 245

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
orderMonobathridaMoore and Laudon 1943
suborderCompsocrininaUbaghs 1978
superfamilyPlatycrinitoideaAustin and Austin 1842
familyPlatycrinitidaeBassler 1938
genusPlatycrinitesMiller 1821

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