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Botryocrinus

Crinoidea - Botryocrinidae

Taxonomy
Botryocrinus was named by Angelin (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-u D Give Sepkoski's reference number: 254]. It is not extant. Its type is Botryocrinus ramosissimus.

It was assigned to Botryocrinidae by Laudon (1936); and to Cladida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
B. ramosissimus (type species), B. thomasi
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Botryocrinus Angelin
1936Botryocrinus Laudon
2002Botryocrinus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
subclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
familyBotryocrinidaeBather 1899
genusBotryocrinusAngelin 1878

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