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Aphelecrinus

Crinoidea - Cladida - Aphelecrinidae

Taxonomy
Aphelecrinus was named by Kirk (1944) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l C Serp-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Aphelecrinidae by Lane et al. (2001); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Aphelecrinus Kirk
2001Aphelecrinus Lane et al.
2002Aphelecrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
orderCladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
infraclassEucladida
superorderCyathoformes
orderDendrocrinida
superfamilyScytalocrinoideaMoore and Laudon 1943
familyAphelecrinidaeStrimple 1967
genusAphelecrinusKirk 1944

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