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Aethocrinus

Crinoidea - Aethocrinida - Aethocrinidae

Taxonomy
Aethocrinus was named by Ubaghs (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-u O Aren-l Sepkoski's reference number: 805]. It is not extant. Its type is Aethocrinus moorei. It is the type genus of Aethocrinidae.

It was assigned to Aethocrinidae by Ausich (1998) and Ausich (1998); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Aethocrinus Ubaghs
1998Aethocrinus Ausich p. 19
2002Aethocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassAethocrineaAusich 1998
orderAethocrinidaAusich 1998
familyAethocrinidaeUbaghs 1969
genusAethocrinusUbaghs 1969

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