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Charactocrinus

Crinoidea - Calceocrinidae

Taxonomy
Charactocrinus was named by Brett (1981) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 250]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Charactocrinus Brett
1998Charactocrinus Ausich p. 27
2002Charactocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
familyCalceocrinidaeMeek and Worthen 1869
genusCharactocrinusUlrich 1886

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