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Affinocrinus

Crinoidea - Dendrocrinida - Pirasocrinidae

Taxonomy
Affinocrinus was named by Knapp (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: C Bash-u C Mosc-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pirasocrinidae by Moore and Strimple (1973); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Affinocrinus Knapp
1973Affinocrinus Moore and Strimple
2002Affinocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
superorderCyathoformes
orderDendrocrinida
superfamilyPirasocrinoideaMoore and Laudon 1943
familyPirasocrinidaeMoore and Laudon 1943
genusAffinocrinusKnapp 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