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Acolocrinus

Crinoidea - Eustenocrinida - Acolocrinidae

Taxonomy
Acolocrinus was named by Kesling and Paul (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Acolocrinidae.

It was assigned to Acolocrinidae by Ausich (1998); and to Disparida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Acolocrinus Kesling and Paul
1998Acolocrinus Ausich p. 25
2002Acolocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
RankNameAuthor
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
superorderDisparida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
orderEustenocrinida
familyAcolocrinidaeBrett 1980
genusAcolocrinusKesling and Paul 1971

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