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Pleurocrinus

Crinoidea - Monobathrida - Platycrinitidae

Taxonomy
Pleurocrinus was named by Austin and Austin (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2,704]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Platycrinitidae by Webster (1987); and to Monobathrida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Pleurocrinus Austin and Austin
1987Pleurocrinus Webster p. 101
2002Pleurocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassCamerataWachsmuth and Springer 1885
infraclassEucamerataCole 2017
orderMonobathridaMoore and Laudon 1943
suborderGlyptocrininaMoore 1952
superfamilyPlatycrinitaceaAustin and Austin 1843
familyPlatycrinitidaeBassler 1938
genusPleurocrinusAustin and Austin 1843

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